#05: 5 Ideas for Using Game-Based Learning in your Classroom Today

The CoolCatTeacher

Helping educators learn about the power of a gamified immersive learning environment is Michael’s passion. Get a free 45-day trial of SmartLab for Game Based Learning. SMART Learning Suite is today’s sponsor. Register for my free Differentiating Instruction with Technology webinar sponsored by SMART Learning Suite next Thursday, February 9 at 4pm. Here are instructions for iPhone/iPad or PC/Mac instructions. Mini Games.

?How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset

Edsurge

In the gaming world, perseverance, problem solving, and creativity are the keys to success. There is no such thing as failing in a digital game. Like gaming, learning math requires grit and persistence—cornerstones of growth mindset—and is grounded in problem solving, flexible thinking, and pattern recognition. The same kind of tenacity is crucial when learning math. Games welcome players of all ability levels in the same environment.

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Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core

Kleinspiration

Game-based learning is a topic we have revisited numerous times on this blog. The implications it has on student engagement and learning cannot be overstated. If you have not already experimented with game-based learning with your class, make 2015 the year you do! One program that is doing an unbelievable job of gamifying math is Prodigy Math Game. This helps with my planning and differentiation for my students.

30 Sites/Apps for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

Wikipedia Differentiation, the ability for teachers to meet the needs of a variety of learners, is a key component for successful teaching. Also, the "Go Interactive" features allows teachers to collaborate w/ students in real-time and gauge student understanding to differentiate instruction.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

But the reality is also that we’re going to have to prepare for a fall that – whatever it looks like – will include an online learning component. Learning online will also help us become better teachers and now is the perfect time to take an online course. Learn How 2.

ST Math: Differentiating Instruction with Mastery-Based Embedded Assessment

MIND Research Institute

The “Theory of Action” upon which I based this entire remedial strategy is fundamentally flawed, and my fear is that this same mistake will be repeated at a vast scale as districts try and grapple with the educational challenge posed by the impact of COVID-19. Pedagogy Games & Tech

Gimkit

Technology Tidbits

Gimkit is an excellent game based learning solution that makes it easy for educators to assess learning and differentiate instruction. This is done through fun educational games that even students can help create and use for self paced learning.

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."

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 I''ve done posts on educational iOS Apps and Educational Online Games but I have never combined the two and curated a list that specifically deals w/ GBL. One theme I have noticed is that the subject of Math uses the concept of Game Based Learning quite often.

SplashLearn

Technology Tidbits

SplashLearn is an ideal learning tool to use for teachers and parents because of the educational portal. Finally, SplashLearn makes it easy for educators to assess students and differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction game based learning math remote learning

Innovative Science Teaching in Grades 6-12

The CoolCatTeacher

From augmented reality to game-based learning and online portfolios, she has a variety of ideas to share about how she amps up her science teaching with technology. SPONSOR: Join a Free Personalized Learning Session with Me and TextHelp! This Thursday, December 6 from 1-3 pm Eastern Time, Edweek is hosting an event about personalized learning. Get ready to talk about Personalized Learning.

Gimkit

Technology Tidbits

Gimkit is an excellent game based learning solution that makes it easy for educators to assess learning and differentiate instruction. This is done through fun educational games that even students can help create and use for self paced learning.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Many schools are now realizing they do not have the tools in place so kids can continue to learn while schools are closed. Socrates personalized learning for the students so they are progressing automatically, and provides teachers with tools to monitor progress and assign topics.

Monsters vs Fractions

Technology Tidbits

Monsters vs Fractions is an excellent site for learning fractions through game based learning. This is a super-fun online or iOS environment where students select through a number of games (i.e. differentiate instruction game based learning math

5 Ways to Help Kids of All Ages Code #HourofCode

The CoolCatTeacher

Brian Aspinall, author of Code Breaker : 15+ Ways to Get Started with Coding, shares how students from kindergarten to high school can start to learn coding. SPONSOR: Join a Free Personalized Learning Session with Me and TextHelp! This Thursday, December 6 from 1-3 pm Eastern Time, Edweek is hosting an event about personalized learning. Get ready to talk about Personalized Learning.

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Monsters vs Fractions

Technology Tidbits

Monsters vs Fractions is an excellent site for learning fractions through game based learning. This is a super-fun online or iOS environment where students select through a number of games (i.e. differentiate instruction game based learning math

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."

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here! I was blown away when I took a recent tour and saw that you can customize a playlist of games for each student based on standards and the personal needs of each student. iPads to Differentiate Instruction in K-2 Classrooms. Gaming in Early Childhood Education in Australia.

SplashLearn

Technology Tidbits

SplashLearn is an ideal learning tool to use for teachers and parents because of the educational portal. Finally, SplashLearn makes it easy for educators to assess students and differentiate instruction. differentiate instruction game based learning math remote learning Web 2.0

Gimkit

Technology Tidbits

Gimkit is an excellent game based learning solution that makes it easy for educators to assess learning and differentiate instruction. This is done through fun educational games that even students can help create and use for self paced learning.

I Know It

Technology Tidbits

Best of all, I Know It allows educators to assign lessons and track student progress to make it easy to differentiate instruction. game based learning math Web 2.0I Know It is a fantastic site for interactive Math lessons grades K-5th.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates personalized learning for the students so they are progressing automatically, and provides teachers with tools to monitor progress and assign topics. game based learning remote learning

Gimkit

Technology Tidbits

Gimkit is an excellent game based learning solution that makes it easy for educators to assess learning and differentiate instruction. This is done through fun educational games that even students can help create and use for self paced learning.

Socrates for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Many schools are now realizing they do not have the tools in place so kids can continue to learn while schools are closed. Socrates personalized learning for the students so they are progressing automatically, and provides teachers with tools to monitor progress and assign topics.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. differentiate instruction game based learning

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. differentiate instruction game based learning

Socrates for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Many schools are now realizing they do not have the tools in place so kids can continue to learn while schools are closed. Socrates personalized learning for the students so they are progressing automatically, and provides teachers with tools to monitor progress and assign topics.

Socrates

Technology Tidbits

Socrates is an innovate new site where educators can seamlessly differentiate instruction for each student through a unique game based learning system. differentiate instruction game based learning

Boddle Learning

Technology Tidbits

Boddle is a new online platform that uses Game Base Learning to help teach core subjects to students. Best of all, Boddle has an educational portal which tracks students progress, generates detailed reports, and makes it easy to differentiate instruction. I highly recommend checking out Boddle Learning by clicking here !!! differentiate instruction game based learning math

Socrates for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Many schools are now realizing they do not have the tools in place so kids can continue to learn while schools are closed. Socrates personalized learning for the students so they are progressing automatically, and provides teachers with tools to monitor progress and assign topics.

Fluentkey

Technology Tidbits

Fluentkey is an innovative site for teaching a foreign language by combining Game Based Learning w/ Flipped Learning. This is done through interactive animated videos where students then play games, quizzes, or practice speaking to learn a language.

Arcademics

Technology Tidbits

Arcademics is a wonderful site for educators looking to integrate game based learning into their K-8 classrooms. Arcademics games cover subjects such as Math, Reading, Geography, and more. game based learning

Socrates for Remote Learning

Technology Tidbits

Many schools are now realizing they do not have the tools in place so kids can continue to learn while schools are closed. Socrates personalized learning for the students so they are progressing automatically, and provides teachers with tools to monitor progress and assign topics.

Wooclap

Technology Tidbits

Wooclap is an excellent learning tool that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's blog that is ideal for Distance Learning. This is a great tool for educators to assess student learning and differentiate instruction.

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Socrates Free for Rest of the Year

Technology Tidbits

Many schools are now realizing they do not have the tools in place so kids can continue to learn while schools are closed. Socrates personalized learning for the students so they are progressing automatically, and provides teachers with tools to monitor progress and assign topics.