Gamification for the Win! Escape from Detention

The Daring Librarian

Escape is available for iPhones , iPads , and Android systems. Escape from Detention is a collaboration with students participating with the Howard County Library’s HiTech, the library’s new STEM digital media lab , who helped with the game’s design and development.

Game Education: It’s in Their DNA – Guest Post from Courtney Pepe

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Harry Moore School of NJCU recently received a grant from Sphero, a company that makes ball-size glowing robots that teachers can use to o teach literacy, coding, STEM. Learn more about Gamification, STEM, and more this Summer! Enhancing STEM Curriculum.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. My favorite comic creators are Pixton (Web/iOS/Android), Makebeliefs , ToonDoon , Friendstrip and Comics Head. These free apps are my favorite for keeping ongoing observation journals- ProjectNoah.org (iOS/Android), Zydeco Inquiry (iOS), BioKIDS (iOS), and Evernote (Web/iOS/Android). STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teachers often share resources with these keywords- Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM). Top Literacy Tools & Apps- Google App ( click here for Google resources ), Rewordify.com , Subtext.com and free iPad app, Hemingwayapp.com , Grammarly , Quizlet iOS/Android Apps, and Google Templates. Recommended apps include BookCreator iOS/Android App , Educreations , and Evernote. STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. My favorite comic creators are Pixton (Web/iOS/Android), Makebeliefs , ToonDoon , Friendstrip and Comics Head. These free apps are my favorite for keeping ongoing observation journals- ProjectNoah.org (iOS/Android), Zydeco Inquiry (iOS), BioKIDS (iOS), and Evernote (Web/iOS/Android). STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

10 Must-Have Features of an Online Education Platform

Kitaboo on EdTech

Online interactivities include quizzes, audio files, videos, simulations, gamification etc. Students might have different devices with different operating systems- Windows, iOS or Android. Benefits of STEM Education and Publishing.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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FRONTROW MOBILE APP ( www.gofrontrow.com ) FrontRow has released a mobile app that lets staff at schools using the Conductor paging, bells, and alerting system activate critical functions like a lockdown, evacuation warnings, all-clear, or other announcements from any Android or Apple mobile device.

Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking

Hack Education

Not just the loss of Seymour Papert and Prince and David Bowie and Phife Dawg and Harper Lee and Gwen Ifill and Alan Rickman and Gene Wilder and Ursula Franklin and Scott Erik Kaufman and Jerome Bruner and Elie Wiesel and Alvin Toffler and Leonard Cohen (and many more), but the grief and the pain that stems from these and so many other losses. Pokemon Go : “Why Pokemon Go shows the future of learning gamification,” according to Education Dive at least.