Coding for the Common Core – Apps for Integrating Coding With Math and ELA


She present the session “Coding for the Core: [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Image Source Dr. Leslie Suters is a faculty member in the College of Education’s Curriculum & Instruction Department at Tennessee Tech University.

New Research Proves Game-Based Learning Works—Here's Why That Matters


The Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-Based Methods and Strategies for Training and Education. Education Technology Gaming Technology in School Courses Student Engagement Common Core State Standards STEM Education Core Curriculum Data and Research Game-based Learning

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


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

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


The Sphero website features 10 different lessons that involve coding and programming the robot and are aligned to various Common Core standards as well as four different STEM engineering challenges such as a Chariot Challenge, a Hydro-Hypothesis, and a Maze Mayhem.

Many Education Games Are Worksheets with Points. 6 ways to find better learning games.

The CoolCatTeacher

8 Every Classroom Matters Shows with Gaming/Gamification Experts. Lesson Plan: Enabling Students to Game Their Way to Literacy with @TiffanyPickrell @ rockislandgirl @ak_leeg – A Minecraft Project aligned with literature and the Common Core.

Gamifying financial literacy education with Star Banks Adventure

Kathy Schrock

The concepts taught in the game are mapped to national standards in personal finance, national standards in economics, and the Common Core State Standards. financial literacy gamification personal finance TRowePrice


Technology Tidbits

Best of all the games are ideal for differentiated instruction (and aligned to Common Core Standards) using it''s unique engine to adapt to each student''s learning. differentiated instruction game based learning gamification BrainRush is one of my favorite new sites for Game Based Learning (GBL). This is a great resource for educators looking to find educational games on a wide variety of subjects such as: Math, Foreign Language, Social Studies, etc.

Website Review: Prodigy Game

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aligned with Blooms Taxonomy, Common Core, ISTE, or other state/national/international standards. Prodigy is a free, adaptive math game for grades 1-7 that integrates Common Core or Ontario math into a role-playing game using a Pokemon-style wizardry theme.

Top 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

Technology Tidbits

Gamification). Back Pack Games - A wonderful site filled w/ lots of educational games aligned to Common Core Standards in the subjects of Math & Science. Historia - An excellent History game designed for MS students aligned to Common Core Standards. ** If. -

Your midsummer ed-tech check-in

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What do they have in common? Top BYOD tools for the Common Core classroom. With just 4 categories and less than a dozen tools, educators can hit a lot of Common Core standards. Believe it or not, writing is a natural fit for gamification techniques.

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35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

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We experimented with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom such as Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, digital citizenship, and formative assessment options.

17 Take-aways from Summer PD

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Some had been teaching for thirty years and still enthusiastically embraced everything from twitter to the gamification of education. Summer PD 2015 just ended.

8 Great Ways to Level Up Game Based Learning in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Don’t worry, you don’t see the gory zombies of movies, but the game is engaging (and aligned with Common Core Standards!). Play Good Games, Get Great Results Game based learning in the classroom should not be worksheets with points. It should be engaging and exciting.

Game-based platform targets college prep, exams

eSchool News

The latest research on gamification and learning indicates that students are more likely to learn critical concepts when materials contain incentives and game mechanics. Naviance Test Prep aims to support students preparing for the redesigned version of the SAT exam.

Building A Cohesive Community — Where Educators Become Neighbors


It implies disparate elements coming together to coalesce around a common core.

A Brilliant Resource For Students That Think They Hate Writing

TeachThought - Learn better.

BoomWriter is ideal for students in grades 2-12, is Common Core aligned, and works seamlessly for a variety of subject areas, including History, Social Studies, Science, English Language Arts, and more. This bit of gamification is another key to its success.

Integration of Digital Badges to Acknowledge Professional Learning

A Principal's Reflections

The idea behind this platform is to provide professional learning with a pinch of gamification. ?For The platform has been designed so that its resources will help to prepare our educators to fully leverage the potential for mastering digital age skills embodied in the ISTE NETs Standards for Teachers , as well as the seamless integration of technology addressed in the Common Core Standards. ?After

Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Technology Integration and the Common Core by Andrew Miller The CCSS call us to integrate technology in intentional and meaningful ways to have students meet rigorous standards.

2016 Global Education Conference - 53 Live Sessions on Tuesday, Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We are partnering with Chrome Warrior and using their gamification platform to provide an enhanced professional development experience for Global Education Conference attendees. Tuesday, November 15th, is day three of the seventh annual Global Education Conference.



Ally is designed to integrate with a school district’s existing LMS and automatically runs class materials through an accessibility checklist that looks for common accessibility issues. In the zSpace supplement, learners will be introduced to zSpace components, terminology and core concepts.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. Gamification. Common Core) for individual students.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Libraries Change Lives - Global Citizens - Great Keynote Recordings - NMC Weekly Top Ten Stories

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, March 26th at 6pm Common Core Tech Conference - Virtual Edition , By popular demand we at OpenEd are offering our free Common Core Tech conference virtually. Again the focus is on how ed tech can help with addressing the challenges of the Common Core. Ted explores this question, referring to his experiences as an educator with Teach for America and the heavily-charged criticisms of No Child Left Behind then, and the Common Core Standards now.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Google Online Summit This Weekend! - Gaming in Ed - Support Free PD

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday''s sessions will be delivered by teachers, librarians, game developers, and gamification fans - don''t miss out! link] KDSL : The 2nd Annual MENA Common Core Conference will provide professional development to American curriculum schools.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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The Gates Foundation has backed a variety of education reform initiatives : charter schools, the Common Core State Standards, “small schools,” inBloom, teacher evaluations, and yes, “personalized learning.” This is part eleven of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In May, venture capitalist and former securities analyst Mary Meeker released her annual “Internet Trends” report.

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

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Always eager to associate itself with the latest tech craze, education technology embraced Pokémon Go with great gusto: “ Why Pokemon Go shows the future of learning gamification.” This is becoming an increasingly common tactic among cyber-criminals: ransomware, a malicious software that can hold an entire computer system and all its data “hostage” until a fee is paid. This is part eight of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

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