Using the Real World Classrooms Model When Teaching Finance

The CoolCatTeacher

The Real-World Classroom model of teaching finance is part simulation part game. It was hard, but, you know, you learn a lot through a situation like that. One of the things I learned was that there were pretty glaring holes in the education system when it came to personal financing. We even have a random factor called “life happens” where regularly they would play a game where a it picks a student at random and then a random scenario occurs, and the kid has to deal with it.

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. and follows the familiar "running/racing" game formula. This makes it easy to differentiate instruction and even works for Blended Learning or the "Flipped" classroom model. Finally, there is even a parent portal where parents can track their child''s pro gress and engage in their learning.

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50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015. We’ve discussed the merits and utility of video games in the classroom before, so we won’t beleaguer the point. If you’re interested in the possibility of video games for learning–that is, teaching and learning with video games to master both academic and non-academic content–than the following collection may be of interest to you. BEST OF WORLD-BUILDING GAMES (iTunes).

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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. and follows the familiar "running/racing" game formula. This makes it easy to differentiate instruction and even works for Blended Learning or the "Flipped" classroom model. Finally, there is even a parent portal where parents can track their child's pro gress and engage in their learning.

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. and follows the familiar "running/racing" game formula. This makes it easy to differentiate instruction and even works for Blended Learning or the "Flipped" classroom model. Finally, there is even a parent portal where parents can track their child's pro gress and engage in their learning.

Answerables

Technology Tidbits

Answerables is a wonderful site that is a cross between Game Based Learning meets a Learning Management System. This is an innovative place where educators can "Gamify" a lesson and have their students collaborative learn in a safe 3D dimensional environment (think Second Life for kids). The LMS component of Answerables allows educators to assign lessons/quests to kids, assess learning, tutor, and much much more. Below is a brief demo video.

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