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Why We Need To Embrace eSports In Education

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom ] I can feel the eye rolls from those of you who don’t get it, so let me help you understand why esports in education is a good thing. When they talk next steps for their company, who is there to represent and protect our students?

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My favorite company to come out of Start Up Bus was Course Align. I’ve tried to apply some of what I learned in my free time about Nudge Theory to my classroom, but I would love to see more work done by the professionals on how it can be applied to schools.

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And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

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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. Here we go… Cloud classroom In 2015, cloud integration was the norm and most learning resources were already starting to be cloud-integrated. Cloud classrooms will become the norm. Classrooms will finally become cloud-centric.

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

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I started that school year with one goal: to take what students loved and incorporate it into the classroom. Slack , the massive communication company, had seen pictures of the stuff students were creating on Twitter.

Being ‘The Guide on the Side’ is not Enough. Become The COO.

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Since Alice Johnson though, these terms have found their way into the mouths of almost every “educational thought leader” and administrator as a way to describe the role of the teacher in the 21st century classroom. I didn’t start out being the COO of the classroom full time.

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom: Student Perspective

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At ISTE this year, beyond attending sessions and trading ideas with other educators, I’ll be meeting with Ross Smith and other members of the Skype in the Classroom team. We feel that most students and kids don’t get this opportunity because most companies do not see the potential in kids.

What Student Passion Looks Like

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In its second full year, student passion is on full display as I’ve given up even more control of the classroom to students as I’ve asked them to grow a business around what they care about with whomever they want. I have also learned how make a product and grow a company.