Game Based Learning: Make Fast Teaching Games with SMART lab

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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.

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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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.

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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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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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?

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about global Kahoots, how she tweets with her class and more global collaborative techniques in this show. Quickly create assessments for any grade or subject without special forms or equipment. Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera.

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.

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

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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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

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

Why PD is like piano lessons

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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.

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."

The SMART Learning Suite: Any device. Any Approach.

The Cornerstone Blog

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!

Case Method 2.0 has been accredited under the WSQ system!

Playware Studios

is an innovative new approach designed specifically for corporate learning and adult lifelong education. The approach blends the decision-forcing case concepts of Case Method of Teaching and Scenario Based Role Play with the affordances of Mobile Learning. enables organizations to utilize emerging learning technologies and methodologies such as Mobile Learning, Game Based Learning, Alternate and Virtual Reality Learning and many more.

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

Technology Tidbits

The reason for this as not as many new learning tools came out this year compared to years past, while more current tools focused on regular updates. However, that does not mean there are not a lot of new items to look through, as sites/apps for programming/coding, Math/STEM, and Game Based Learning played a predominant role in this year's list. Code Kingdoms - One of my favorite sites for learning how to program (Javascript) by drag-n-dropping blocks of code (i.e

The SMART Learning Suite: Any device. Any Approach.

The Cornerstone Blog

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! The post The SMART Learning Suite: Any device.

20 Questions Every Parent Should Ask Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

While schools (hopefully) work to update themselves and the way students learn within them, many parents have to work with what’s available to them. How are assessments designed to promote learning rather than simple measurement? What learning models do you use (e.g.,

The SMART Learning Suite: Any device. Any Approach.

The Cornerstone Blog

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! The post The SMART Learning Suite: Any device.

?Meet Intel Education Accelerator’s Newest Cohort of EdTech Visionaries

Edsurge

This year’s cohort, whose products range from game-based learning to AI-generated flashcards, has a lot to be excited about. Big and small, patent and beta—here’s a round-up of Intel Education Accelerator’s latest protégés: PrepFlash : Based in College Station, Tex., The San Francisco-based startup provides a gamified platform where girls can learn engineering through online videos taught by other girls around the world.

Top 8 Advantages of an Interactive STEM Curriculum

Kitaboo on EdTech

But now with mobile phones, tablets, and laptops being a part of school education, it is much easier to deliver STEM courses on these devices, making the courses more interactive, accessible and engaging. Related: How to Improve Student Learning Outcomes with Digital Learning. School is a place where students are allowed to learn, experiment and make mistakes. While it is alright to learn from one’s mistakes, sometimes the mistakes are too costly to bear.

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Alabama Department of Education Gives Students Free Summer Access to Fuel Education Solutions

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Herndon, Virginia, May 22, 2018 — To keep students actively learning over the summer and to help prevent summer learning loss, the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE), with the help of Fuel Education® (FuelEd®), is launching its sixth annual Alabama Summer Learning Challenge.