Turn gamification on its head!

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7 Ways To Remove The Gamification In Your Classroom

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Making progress in learning with gamification

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One that stirred the learning waters and generated a lot of buzz in the e-learning arena is gamification — including gaming principles and mechanics in a non-gaming context, aka learning materials. All these feelings can be awaken in each learner through the use of gamification.

5 Ways Gamification Can Help Students Develop A Growth Mindset

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Gamification allows us to enhance our knowledge and enhance our basic soft skills like multi-tasking, collaborating, creative thinking and committing to a goal. In 2002, the word gamification was.

Gamification in the classroom: small changes and big results

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The good news is that more and more teachers around the world turn to using gamification — game principles and mechanics — in their classes. When used right, the power of gamification in classrooms can lead to amazing outcomes. Gamification in the classroom: a success story.

5 Pitfalls of Gamification That Every Course Author Should Know About

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Don’t let These Gamification Missteps Undermine Your Efforts to Make Your Course More Engaging We all were children. Educational Games & Gamification gamification mistakes gamification practices gamification what not to do

NY Times article discusses engagement and gamification

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The article is well worth reading for its smart discussion of “engagement” and “gamification.”. NY Times, April 16, 2016 [link]. Base Camp does fit the mold of gamification but it is held in reserve as a reward for student’s hard work and progress in filling math skill gaps.

Explore Like a Pirate: Gamification Tips and Strategies with @MrMatera | #XPLAP

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In todays episode, we sit down with Mike and Culinary Educator Tisha Richmond to discuss how we can bring Gamification into our classrooms. The post Explore Like a Pirate: Gamification Tips and Strategies with @MrMatera | #XPLAP appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

Gamification for children: How to avoid design mistakes

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Today, both adults and children are often engaged in studies through game-based learning and gamification mechanics such as points, leaderboards, progression, and others. Read this article to learn how to adapt gamification to younger minds. What does this mean for gamification?

Beyond K-12: 8 Reasons Why Higher Education Should Adopt Gamification

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Gamification has been part of teaching strategy in K-12 even before it was common for. Educational Games & Gamification gamification of higher education gamify your college course making the case for gamification in college courses

2016 Fall CUE Overview

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T his weekend brings another fabulous CUE event to educators interested in educational technology, the CUE 2016 Fall Conference. I’ve tried this gamification and it’s super fun…. The post 2016 Fall CUE Overview appeared first on CUE Blog.

Gamification To-Do List Level Up Challenge

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Gamification To-Do List If you have ever had your students play Kahoot you know that the power of gamification is undeniable. Gamification adds gaming elements to a non gaming situation. To-Do Gamification Template I created a Google Sheets spreadsheet to […]. The post Gamification To-Do List Level Up Challenge appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Intermediate Sheets templates gamification google sheets spreadsheets

35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

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Ask a Tech Teacher’s Summer PD 2016 just ended. Some had been teaching for thirty years and still enthusiastically embraced everything from twitter to the gamification of education.

How To Gamify Your Classroom.

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Gamification is the process of making learning into a game. Why is gamification effective? What software can help me with gamification? Another excellent app for gamification is Kahoot. Other great gamification software: Quizizz.

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Pros and Cons of Gamification in the Early Years of STEM Education by @sarah_daren

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How gamification is driving learning space design

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Gamification is moving from simple novelty to a valid pedagogical approach that can deliver powerful learning experiences in higher education and K-12 classrooms alike—and this growth has led to changes in how educators approach their classrooms and physical learning spaces.

Two ways to integrate visual storytelling in K-12 instruction

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I’ll only go into two options: Visual storytelling through gamification. Integrating visual storytelling through gamification may not be possible for all courses, subjects or for all types of games. E-learning Gamification K-12 Teachers

STEM priorities: Computer science, funding, and gamification

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STEM education is a focus once again, with a highlight on leveraging federal funds for STEM education, a look at gamification’s latest role in classroom design, and the latest news in computer science education. How gamification is driving learning space design.

10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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2016 is now well underway, but few could say how it will end or what major changes we’ll see as the year unfurls. But that hasn’t stopped us from asking a number of experts in education and technology to gaze into their crystal balls and share their thoughts on one major EdTech trend we can expect to see lighting up learning and one major challenge that education will face in 2016. One of the biggest EdTech trends in 2016 and for the years to follow will be gamification.

Guest Blog Post: Five Tips for Gamifying Your Classroom

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Gamification is applying typical elements of video games, such as levels and experience points, into other areas of life. A great place to start in the world of gamification is to identify the struggles you have faced with previous classes.

Explore Like a Pirate: Classroom Games and Gamification

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In late 2015, Matera published his experiences in the book Explore Like a Pirate : Gamification and Game-Inspired Course Design to Engage, Enrich, and Elevate Your Learners.

How video games can help students in class, at home

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Teaching cognitive science edtech educational technology gamification video gamesGames are a daily part of our existence for most of us. We play video games on our phones, our tablets, our computers, or TVs … almost everywhere.

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5 Fun Apps to Help Younger Children with Math

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Educational Games & Gamification iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources fun math apps gamification of math math apps for young learners math apps for young studentsA Handful of Gamified Math Apps to Make Learning Fun!

How To Use ‘Kahoot!’ To Gamify Learning.

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Tagged: App , apps , edtech , education , fun quiz , gamification , ipad , kahoot , learning , quiz , teaching , tech , technology. education App apps edtech fun quiz gamification ipad kahoot learning quiz teaching tech technologyKahoot! is a really fun and motivating app for learning.

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And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

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It’s December, it’s almost the end of the year and it's time to talk about the 2016 e-learning trends. Second, the introduction of gamification. Initially thought by some experts and even teachers as a gimmick , gamification quickly caught the interest of the ed tech world, because the best way to teach students is to play games. Now let's see what are the top e-learning trends for 2016. 2016 will be a big year in e-learning.

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20+ resources for engaging game-based learning

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Teaching ditchbook edtech educational technology explore like a pirate game-based learning gamification tlap xplapOur society thrives on games. They’re everywhere, from our social lives to our work lives to our school lives.

How to Get Teachers to Embrace Gamification

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Gamification is a hot trend, but it's more than that -- it's tapping into students' interests to give them the opportunity to explore, problem-solve, and build social skills while connecting with curriculum-based skills and concepts.

Smartphones in the classroom: friend or foe?

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The first time I tried gamification with my students was during a seminar on green marketing and consumerism. Gamification Higher Ed StudentsThe combination of students and mobile devices in the classroom has long been a debate topic among education professionals.

How to Get Teachers to Embrace Gamification

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Gamification is a hot trend, but it’s more than that -- it’s tapping into students' interests in order to give them the opportunity to explore, problem-solve, and build social skills while connecting with curriculum-based skills and concepts. As an instructional technology specialist in our district with a background in middle and high school education, I have an opportunity to influence change, and gamification has been a tool to do just that.

How Games Can Hook Students With Short Attention Spans

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One of the avenues they are exploring is gamification – integrating games and their principles into learning. Our research has shown that gamification has the potential to boost student learning and motivation. To this end, some schools are turning to gamification.

Gaming The 2016 Election - Trading Cards & Virtual Interactives To Meet The Candidates

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Source: PBS Kids Educating younger learners about the 2016 presidential election poses a real challenge. Source: PBS Kids Fortunately, PBS Kids has assembled a terrific array of resources in its " You Choose 2016 " platform. 2016 candidate civics current events election president

That Dragon, Cancer: The Saddest Game Ever Made

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Technology gamification General New Teacher resources video gamesThe post That Dragon, Cancer: The Saddest Game Ever Made appeared first on TeachThought.

8 Websites that Explain Elections

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The first five explain elections in general and the next three teach the process through gamification.

This NYC School Integrates Games in ALL Subjects, and Kids Love it

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Gaming The 2016 Election - Animations & Maps To Decode The Electoral College

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Source: PBS Learning Media As the national polls and the state-by-state predictions shake out in the final month of the 2016 campaign, the focus turns even more to the Electoral College as the actual arbiter of presidential glory. 2016 candidate civics current events election president