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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.

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipping Your Classroom: Redefining Homework and Instruction is an excellent course to help you with this. This is especially important for Instructional Technology Coaches, who can then carry their newfound knowledge to help their fellow teachers set up their tech in all subject areas.

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IXL Learning Acquires ABCya, Expands Game-Based Learning Offerings


Gaming, VR Exploring, and App Building: The Ellis Island Hack-A-Thon ] IXL’s comprehensive curriculum and guidance, Continuous Diagnostic and real-time Analytics work together to help teachers to differentiate instruction. Gamification Classroom Technology Ed Tech Ticker

Innovative Science Teaching in Grades 6-12

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ll be co-hosting a panel conversation on how I help kids learn how to personalize their own learning, how we can differentiate instruction, and we’ll have an “old fashioned” tool share at 2 pm in the room. gamification, VR/AR/MR, coding) to enrich my science curriculum. Isabella Liu from Hong Kong on Episode 397 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

As a gamification guru and moonshot thinker, Michael transforms the traditional classroom into a high-energy environment where active student engagement is paramount. 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. Free Differentiating Instruction Webinar on Thursday, February 9 [link].

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

You’ll learn how to identify the signs of student engagement and analyze highly engaging lessons so you can replicate effective strategies in your own instruction. In addition, you’ll create differentiated activities and assessments tailored to diverse learning styles and achievement levels so you can keep all students engaged based on their unique interests and abilities.” With video instruction on the rise, flipped classroom techniques can help any teacher.

4 Reasons why an LMS is an excellent tool for your language classes


Read more: Why teachers should consider differentiated instruction. Gamification added to quick feedback is an excellent motivator for engaging students, as it encourages them to stay focused on their learning process. Read more: 3 Gamification principles for a gamified learning environment. In an ever more globalized and interconnected world, language classes are a must in higher education.

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SEL and Classroom Culture In an Age of Distance Learning


Any connected educator has heard buzzwords like flipped classroom, gamification, social-emotional learning (SEL), differentiation, and personalized learning. When I designed the gamification unit, I had no idea the effect it would have.

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Top 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

Technology Tidbits

Gamification). Lure of the Labyrinth - Gamification at it''s best in this mysterious adventure Middle School based Pre-Algebra game. educational apps game based learning gamification 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

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Collaborative Learning, 21st Century Skills; Blending Learning, Student Engagement, MOOC; Flipped Classroom; Gamification; Big Data. We used the terms “Differentiated Instruction,” “Adaptive Learning Software,” “Individualized Instruction” and now, “Personalized Learning.”

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

Collaborative Learning, 21st Century Skills; Blending Learning, Student Engagement, MOOC; Flipped Classroom; Gamification; Big Data. We used the terms “Differentiated Instruction,” “Adaptive Learning Software,” “Individualized Instruction” and now, “Personalized Learning.”

15 Sites for Blended Learning

Technology Tidbits

Wikipedia says, " Blended learning is a formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through online delivery of content and instruction with some element of student control over time, place, path or pace. [1] 3] Proponents of blending learning cite the opportunity for data collection and customization of instruction and assessment as two major benefits of this approach. [4] What is Blended Learning?

2016 Global Education Conference - Final Day!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

IMPORTANT NOTES: Simple instructions on joining the conference for newcomers: [link]. We are partnering with Chrome Warrior and using their gamification platform to provide an enhanced professional development experience for Global Education Conference attendees. Wednesday, November 16th, is the final day of our the seventh annual Global Education Conference. It's been an amazing conference, hope you can join us for some of the final keynotes or sessions!

Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Enhancing Instruction with Digital Games by Andrew Miller Uncover how and why games engage us in specific and meaningful ways. Pick and play games for intentional moments in the classroom, such formative assessment, differentiated instruction, and reflection to name a few. Using gamification, the most motivational aspects of games in non-game settings, has changed the game of school.

What?s New: New Tools for Schools


Achieve3000 will apply its online differentiated instruction to the content, helping students to digest critical material so they can read, discuss, and debate core U.S.

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

TeachThought - Learn better.

There is some thought that a certain percentage of instruction must be digital to qualify as “blended learning,” but there is no clear industry standard. Differentiation. According to differentiation expert Dr. Carol Tomlinson, differentiation is not a teaching strategy, but rather a way of thinking about learning. In short, differentiation is the process of personalizing universal learning goals for groups of students. Gamification.

What you Need to Know about K-12 Fundraising Tech

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Similar to differentiated instruction , this type of fundraiser creates opportunities for students with various preferences and specialties, such as writing and communication skills. Encourage a little friendly competition by choosing online donation tools that offer gamification elements such as leaderboards.