Game Based Learning: Make Fast Teaching Games with SMART lab

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsored Post by SMART Learning Suite From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Formative assessment and game based learning make a powerful combination in the classroom. This is a sponsored post by SMART Learning Suite.

Top 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

Technology Tidbits

This is going to be one of my most ambitious posts yet, as I have curated a gigantic list of my favorite sites/apps for Game Based Learning (a.k.a One theme I have noticed is that the subject of Math uses the concept of Game Based Learning quite often.

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7 Ways My Interactive Display is a Key Part of My Student-Centered Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

In a project-based classroom where making and inventing happens all the time, students are always doing amazing things. Being able to quickly share is essential to progress, learning, and celebrating student success.

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Just go to coolcatteacher.com/shake to learn more. Kasey: Pear Deck is a formative assessment tool.

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Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

Within the virtual environment, you get you learning, you get your assessment, you get your experience. So I think what we’re waiting on, to really have the area explode, VR in education, are the mobile headsets that are running web VR — which we haven’t seen a lot of yet.

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Computer Science Teaching Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

What happens when a school has every student learn Computer Science. To learn more about Wriq go to www.texthelp.com/wriq. Then we have next level we’ve got an honors programming class and a mobile applications class, also both one-semester courses.

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Gamify Learning: 20+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Games are an extraordinary way to tap into your most heroic qualities.” -?Jane Jane McGonigal, Author of Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World. People enjoy playing video games. What if learning were more like playing a video game?

Vocab Victor

Technology Tidbits

Vocab Victor is a free innovative mobile (iOS/Android) app for building vocabulary words/skills that is ideal for ESL/ELL. Vocab Victor uses "game based learning" to help students develop their vocabulary through 4 different styles of games through 11 levels.

50 Sites/Apps for Educational Games

Technology Tidbits

Game Based Learning is a great way to integrate technology into the classroom as well generate excitement for students. 50 Sites/Apps for Educational Games ABCya - A great site for games and mobile apps for elementary students.

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

The CoolCatTeacher

Also, I learned about Twitter, I did the same thing. When you download Metaverse onto your mobile device, click the “scan” button to launch the experience. Others made fun games and activities to teach about topics from pet care to comedy.

6 Factors Of Gamification That Changes Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

We competed daily against the other groups in volleyball, softball, kickball, and on the final night —a chariot and Olympic flame opened an epic Olympic Game contest at midnight. Daily we played games, wrote skits, went swimming, and competed for cleanest cabins. Learning Goals.

Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student''s test scores and eliminate test anxiety. Class Compete works on any mobile device (iOS, Android, etc.) game based learning

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is one of the best free sites around for teaching Math by using Game Based Learning. This is an excellent site/game aligned to Common Core Standards for Grades 1st-6th. Being browser based, Prodigy works on any mobile device too.

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Technology Tidbits

As w/ the previous year''s list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that''s not to say that there isn''t a good amount of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well.

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Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student's test scores and eliminate test anxiety. Class Compete works on any mobile device (iOS, Android, etc.) game based learning math reading

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is one of the best free sites around for teaching Math by using Game Based Learning. This is an excellent site/game aligned to Common Core Standards for Grades 1st-6th. Being browser based, Prodigy works on any mobile device too.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

Prodigy is one of the best free sites around for teaching Math by using Game Based Learning. This is an excellent site/game aligned to Common Core Standards for Grades 1st-6th. Being browser based, Prodigy works on any mobile device too.

Math vs Zombies

Technology Tidbits

Math vs Zombies is an excellent mobile (iOS/Android) app for basic Math skills grades K-4th. This game has students solving Math equations in subtraction, multiplication, etc to turn the walking zombies back into humans. For more educational games form Tap to Learn click here.

Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student's test scores and eliminate test anxiety. Class Compete works on any mobile device (iOS, Android, etc.) game based learning math reading

Symbaloo Lessonplans

Technology Tidbits

This lesson plan creator lets educators create interactive lessons similar to the game based style that is found in most mobile app games. Best of all, the teacher gets real-time data for assessing students that helps them differentiate instruction.

Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. We talked for instance about how technology would streamline assessment, and how the curriculum might be impacted by new technologies. Much more learning will be done outside of the classroom.

10Q: Helen Keegan

Learning with 'e's

In today's 10Q interview, Helen answers questions about her philosophy on learning, social media and her current projects in higher education, including alternate reality games: Who are you? What inspires you most about learning? What is an Alternate Reality Game (ARG)?

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Sites/Apps Every Teacher should try for Back to School

Technology Tidbits

Answer Pad - A fantastic Student Response System that lets educators seamlessly assess students, differentiate instruction, and turn their classroom paperless. Buncee - Buncee is a fantastic learning tool and digital canvas that educators are using in a wide variety of ways (i.e.

The Future of eLearning - 10 Trends To Be Aware Of

ViewSonic Education

For those who don’t know what it is, eLearning refers to learning that utilizes electronic means to create a more dynamic and instructive learning environment. Adaptive Learning. Social Learning. Video learning. Mobile Learning.

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Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. We talked for instance about how technology would streamline assessment, and how the curriculum might be impacted by new technologies. Much more learning will be done outside of the classroom.

30 Sites/Apps for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

Arcademics - One of my favorite sites for game based learning (K-8th grade) in a wide range of subjects. BoomWriter's toolkit contains standard based rubrics, that allows for online grading, and real-time assessment so educators to differentiate instruction.

What’s a Digipuzzle?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Netherlands-based Digipuzzle is an online educational resource that offers hundreds of G-rated learning games for younger audiences, many in both Spanish and English. Digipuzzle even offers holiday games. You can use Digipuzzle on the web or as a mobile app.

Top 25 Sites/Apps of 2018

Technology Tidbits

Book Creator - A fantastic mobile (iOS/Chrome) app for creating stunning eBooks/presentations, that can be used for digital storytelling, project based learning, and more. Think Fluency - A wonderful iOS/Google Play app for assessing a student's reading fluency. Dystopia 2153 - An innovative new site that teaches programming/coding through the use of game based learning and graphic novels.

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

25 Reading Sites and Apps

Technology Tidbits

As a follow up to my recent list on Math Sites/Apps found here, I've decided to compile a list of my favorite learning tools for Reading. Again, Mobile Learning and BYOD make it easier for any student to learn any core subject, especially that of Reading.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Haiku Learning (my LMS). Haiku Learning is my Learning Management system. Haiku Learning is the tool I use to blend my classroom. Tip: To learn about my blended learning strategies, see my presentation on Slideshare Simple Steps to Blended Learning .

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Why PD is like piano lessons

edWeb.net

edWeb provides just-in-time PD by educators and for educators that accelerates learning for everyone! Join a professional learning community that hosts free webinars on timely education topics.

Top 25 Sites/Apps of 2019

Technology Tidbits

Educandy - A wonderful site for creating educational games where a teacher just enters the questions and Educandy creates the game. Walnut - A excellent new site/app for finding educational videos and then taking quizzes to assess learning (think BrainPop).

14 Quick ways to tech-up your classroom

Neo LMS

This is a free desktop and mobile app that boasts a broad range of educational games. Teachers can assign certain games for homework, and students can compare with and challenge others. This is a mobile app that enables teachers to quickly assess their students.

The SMART Learning Suite: Any device. Any Approach.

The Cornerstone for Teachers

Smart Technologies has just released the powerful new SMART Learning Suite…and it’s a set of resources any teacher can use, regardless of whether you have a SMART board or any interactive whiteboard at all!