Educación disruptiva

By Manel Rives | Metodologías, dinámicas y dispositivos que permiten una educación diferente.

ABP / PBL

ABP / PBL | El Aprendizaje basado en proyectos como tecnica didactica- Universidad de Monterrey, Recursos metodológicos para el desarrollo de las …

KQED

<b>By Beth Holland</b><p>As digital devices become more common in classrooms, teachers and students are discovering that what worked in the analog world may …

Pedagogy

The Periodic Table of Gamification Elements - Gamified UK - #Gamification Expert

<b>Reading Time: 1 minutes (ish)</b><p>Just a quick post to officially introduce the Periodic Table of Gamification Elements. This is all 51 of my Gamification …

Periodic Table

Cómo aplicar el aprendizaje basado en proyectos en diez pasos (INFOGRAFÍA)

El trabajo por proyectos sitúa a los alumnos en el centro del proceso de aprendizaje gracias a un planteamiento mucho más motivador en el que entran …

Liberal arts grads: Tech companies want YOU!

Your liberal arts degree is more useful than you think! Many tech companies are increasingly interested in candidates with liberal arts degrees to benefit from their unique perspectives and skills. Wochit

Education

Your 'useless' liberal arts degree can give you an edge in tech. Here's why

You’ve heard the rhetoric before: Liberal arts majors are broke and can’t find jobs. Their skills are less useful than those with STEM degrees. Even former President Barack Obama took a famous jab at art history majors before apologizing.<p>But consider this: the potential value of a liberal arts …

Education

Tech firms are forgetting about STEM and focusing on STEAM

It was recently thought that four subjects alone could spur innovation by bringing order and logic to creative thinking: Science, technology, engineering, and math—fields known to much of the modern world by their acronym STEM. But STEM is already passé.<p>A new acronym has come to the fore, pioneered …

Education

Schools Are Missing What Matters About Learning

Curiosity is underemphasized in the classroom, but research shows that it is one of the strongest markers of academic success.<p>When Orville Wright, of the Wright brothers fame, was told by a friend that he and his brother would always be an example of how far someone can go in life with no special …

Education

Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources

Resources by Topic:<p>Intrigued by game-based learning, but not sure where to begin? Edutopia's series takes a look at game-like learning principles in …

Game Development

Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners

Want your class to make the most out of learning opportunities? Try focusing not just on the task itself, but how they approach it<p>Encouraging students to build awareness, understanding and control of their thought processes – also known as metacognition – has been identified by the Education …

Teaching

The 15 best language apps

Language Learning

Why This Tech CEO Keeps Hiring Humanities Majors

One Y Combinator–incubated startup founder makes the case for “STEAM” over “STEM.”<p>The push to teach kids coding and technology now extends even to <i>Sesame Street.</i> The venerable children’s show recently introduced a “STEM” (science, technology, engineering, and math) component to its programming, and …

Sesame Street

Teacher Coaching: What We Know

“Teacher coaching has emerged as a promising alternative to traditional models of professional development.” In Kraft, Blazar, and Hogan’s newly …

Professional Development

Play to Learn: Great Sites on Gamification

Gamification Blogs & Experts<p>Educators, gamers, game developers, and even parents and students are sharing their thoughts on gamification through …

Gamification Design Framework: The SMA Model

STEP 1 - Understand WHY<p>Imagine for a second that <b>you are the CEO of one of the leading companies in gamification</b>. One day, you receive and email from …

Game Design

Gamefroot for Education | Gamefroot

<i>Combining game development with your curriculum</i><p>Gamefroot learning packages bring together the art of game development with step-by-step courses ready …

Home

“I'd just like to say that this game training workshop may easily be the best thing I have done, not only in high school, but my whole life. The …

Why play is essential to the design thinking process

Play is essential for innovation, creativity, and collaboration, and the most successful design thinkers are the ones who embrace the notion of play. …

Design Thinking

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

<i>100+ Game Based Learning Resources to Get Started in Your Classroom</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on …

Learning

11 brutal truths about creativity that no one wants to talk about

Humanity has revered creativity throughout time, from the ancient Greeks to modern-day painters, poets, and web designers.<p>It’s one of those ineffable things that’s extremely hard to define but you absolutely know it when you see it. It’s also the driving force for so many of us, to the point where …

Creativity

Why Grades Are Not Paramount to Achievement

The intrinsic love of learning supplants the drive for high marks in the long run.<p>At the beginning of this school year, my colleagues and I decided to avoid giving the sophomores in our English classes any grades for six weeks. Research shows that providing students with a number or letter in …

Education

IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills'

<b>Young children's maths, English and communication skills improve if they use iPads in school on a regular basis.</b><p>That is one of the key findings of …

The Seven Techniques of Learning to Learn

<i>“Everything is easier than you think. If you believe otherwise, you are setting yourself up for a hard life.”</i><p>Learning should not be as hard as you …

Learning

The Coach Approach to Giving and Receiving Feedback in Schools

While skillfully shared feedback can catapult learning to new heights, poorly offered feedback can have minimal impact, or worse, can potentially …

Pedagogy

10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom

<b>10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom</b><p>by <b>Mike Acedo</b><p>In today’s classroom, educators are constantly required to mold their teaching methods to give …

Pedagogy

Learn Something New Every Day With This Huge Technology Training Library

A lifetime of courses, tutorials, and e-books that's over 80% off.<p>Going back to school: It's a noble pursuit, but between tuition, textbooks, housing, and a hectic schedule, it can be a tiresome undertaking. Why not expand your skill set from the comfort of home?<p>SitePoint Premium Courses give you …

CARACTERÍSTICAS DESEABLES DE LAS RÚBRICAS DE EVALUACIÓN DE COMPETENCIAS

<i>Rúbricas de evaluación de competencias</i><b>1</b>INTRODUCCIÓN Y FINALIDADDesde hace dos décadas, aproximadamente, el incremento del número de artículos o …

Rubric Maker - Where to Create Free Rubrics Online

Rubrics are a time-honored tool in the classroom. They identify the goal of a particular lesson, communicate clear expectations to students in regard …

Common Core

Minecraft Code Builder introduces programming to block-stacking students

Microsoft today announced Code Builder for <i>Minecraft: Education Edition</i>. This new extension will teach kids how to code with the help of an assistant within the building block video game.<p>Code Builder introduces the Agent, a tiny sidekick, who executes coding instructions given via programs like …

Programming