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4 YouTube Services Every Teacher Should Know about

To access these features you need to be already logged in to YouTube and click on " Upload "button near the search box in YouTube homepage. Once you …

Why I Flip-Flopped on the Flipped Classroom

In July 2011, I wrote a blog post called "The Flip: Why I Love It — How I Use It." At the time, I argued that "the flip is only as good as the …

A Case Study In Gamification

<b>A Case Study In Gamification</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Gamification is a trend that has gained momentum in industries from business to education.<p>Often …

How Gamification Uncovers Nuance In The Learning Process

How Gamification Uncovers Nuance In The Learning Process by Terry Heick Gamification is simply the application of game-like mechanics to non-game …

Pedagogy

A Brief History Of Gamification In Education

At TeachThought, we’re big fans of gamification.<p>Through the application of game-like mechanics (XP, turns, leaderboards) to non-game entities …

Gamification: Using Game Mechanics to Enhance eLearning

Maybe you've heard of the term "gamification," and perhaps you're wondering what it is and how it can be applied to eLearning. In short, gamification …

Gamification of Learning

Games create engagement - the cornerstone of any positive learning experience. With the growing popularity of digital games and game-based interfaces, it is essential that gamification be part of every learning professional's toolbox. During this program, international learning expert Karl M. Kapp …

MinecraftEdu: Now Teaching in Over 1000 Schools

<b>MinecraftEdu’s Increasing Presence in Classes</b><p>Educators are rapidly embracing Minecraft, an online simulation game in which gamers craft buildings and …

World of Warcraft players rack up 8.7 million achievements per day, but only one is a Legendary Pet Brawler

Since Blizzard Entertainment added achievements to its massively multiplayer online role-playing game <i>World of Warcraft</i> in 2008, players have earned more than 13 billion of the virtual accolades — on average, about 8.7 million a day, said the game's lead content designer Cory Stockton.<p>Stockton spoke …

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning

<b>2. FOSTER INQUIRY BY SCAFFOLDING CURIOSITY.</b><br>Teachers always come up to Laufenberg wanting to learn more about her progressive pedagogy -- and they …

Exactly How To Teach With Video Games In The Classroom

<b>Exactly How To Teach With Video Games In The Classroom</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The idea of teaching with video games is an exciting concept leading to a …