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Making Learning Meaningful: It's All About the Why

Making Learning Meaningful: It’s All About the Why<p>January 12, 2016 Categories: Engaging Academics<p>A few years ago, as I looked around the fourth/fifth …

The Teacher's Guide for Using Social Media [Infographic]

In the modern digital world, classroom teachers are seeing social media as a growing force for teaching and learning. From class blogs and Facebook …

Social Media

Why we are teaching science wrong, and how to make it right

Outbreak alert: six students at the Chicago State Polytechnic University in Illinois have been hospitalized with severe vomiting, diarrhoea and …

Pedagogy

23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn

<b>23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn</b>by <b>Nadya Khoja</b>, venngage.comIt’s no surprise that’s no surprise that there are so many tools available …

Infographics

5-Year-Olds Can Learn Calculus

Why playing with algebraic and calculus concepts—rather than doing arithmetic drills—may be a better way to introduce children to math<p>The familiar, hierarchical sequence of math instruction starts with counting, followed by addition and subtraction, then multiplication and division. The …

How Digital Tools Improve Teaching and Learning

Adapted from an article I co-authored, Real-World Ready: Leveraging Digital Tools <br>Digital tools are transforming essential elements of the education …

Education Technology

5 Tips to Successfully Gamify Your Classroom or School - Getting Smart by Jessica Slusser - blended learning, EdTech

At the Serious Play Conference this week we heard numerous educators, administrators, and game designers talk about their history and experience with …

Meshing GBL With PBL: Can It Work?

GBL to Teach 21st-Century Skills<p>An important component of a PBL project is teaching and assessing a 21st-century skill (or skills) within the …

Pedagogy

4 Best Practices in Implementing GBL

While I'm doing a project like this, I drop into my principal's office and give her informal briefings. I'm excited about the work happening in my …

10+ Game-Based Learning Resources: From Practical Applications To Academic Theory

Educade is a massive site with endless resources focused on games and education. Lesson plans, games and a vast array of resources for bringing …

Education Technology

King of Maths Junior - Smart Math Apps for Kids

<b>Fun Educational Apps Overview</b><p><b>King of Math Junior</b> is a fun and engaging math app where your kids climb the social ladder in a medieval environment by …

35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better

by Saga Briggs<p>Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam? Decided to do away with …

Infographics Explained with LEGOs

We are sharing with you below an awesome infographic we came across on cool Infographics .This is a good way to introduce infographics to your …

Education Apps: Apps for Coding on Tablets

RT @Socrative: RT @poida: What dedicated teachers do! All. The. Time. Leveraging the skillful use of #edtech! http://t.co/jWMq5KioNx #edchat

Tech companies are way too secretive for their own good

Tech companies have billions riding on the success of their products, so they have good reason to be secretive. But when it becomes a reflexive part of company culture, it can backfire.<p>Amazon makes a habit of disclosing only the numbers it’s obligated to, and it keeps a tight leash on employees. …

Tim Cook

WeAreTeachers — 7 Things You SHOULD Say to Teachers

Going Beyond 'Learning to Code': Why 2014 is the Year of Web Literacy

In January 2012 the Mayor of New York tweeted, along with thousands of other people, that he planned to ‘learn to code’ during the course of that …

8 Online Games for Inspiring Students

For many teachers, online games are the scourge of the classroom – a drain on students’ attention, time and potential. Any educator who has ever …

Game discussion group meetup

Six Serious Failures of the F2P MMO

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

The Minecraft Cell: Biology Meets Game-Based Learning

A student at Quest to Learn playing Minecraft.<p>This semester, I used Minecraft for the first time in my ninth grade science class at Quest to Learn. I …

It's here! SCOODLE JAM on #iPad. Connect your screens. #Draw, write, create, #videochat, shared whiteboard #edchat http://t.co/MThvjHqKwy

Bank Builds Medieval Role-Playing Mobile Video Game

<b>By Jeffry Pilcher,</b> CEO/President and Founder of <b>The Financial Brand</b><p>BB&T, a regional bank in the U.S., is promoting leadership skills in an unusual app …

BB&T

RT @Pixelpickle: The anim list grows. These giants of Burden are pretty nimble for their size. #MadeWithUnity #Softimage http://t.co/gAHJkeA7uC

What if lectures were at home? What if they are with #flipclass?

Flipping the Classroom with TechSmith Relay<p>TechSmith Relay is the best platform to flip learning at your school because it’s simple to use, it …

Education Technology

App Store Wars: Who Controls the Market? [Infographic]

In recent years, smartphones have exploded in growth, with adoption coming from nearly all members of society. In fact, the smartphone has basically …

App Store

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