Gamification Stage Three: The Constraint

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That is why the highest form of gamification, what I call stage 3 , is using video game techniques to create experiences for students. When I started to think about how to package and explain all of this to students, I went back to gamification as I always do.

Interactive presentations: a round-up

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When you look at the faces around you, in your audience or your classroom, or increasingly, in remote spaces with folks you cannot see, you just don’t really know if anyone is with you. If you are presenting, what do folks really think about your message?

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

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Facebook Argument : Students consider the relative strength of evidence that two users present in a Facebook exchange.

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8 Tools that are going away (from the classroom). Gamification of education. Inquiry in the Classroom. The Flipped classroom. Twitter in the classroom. Every month, subscribers to Ask a Tech Teacher get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching.

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. Gamification TL Advisor Blog EsportsTo say esports is booming would be an understatement.

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A Teacher’s Guide to Surviving Fortnite

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If you’re like me, Fortnite mania has taken over your classroom. I can’t take attendance in my classroom without a kid doing the Jubilation Dance in my direction. There are many meaningful ways Fortnite can be used in the classroom without even installing the game.

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20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

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Blended Learning In my opinion, the best 21st-century classrooms are “bricks” and “clicks,” blending together the best of face-to-face and online. Blended Learning Classrooms are made of “bricks’ and “clicks” and every teacher should be ready.

7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017

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Without further ado, here are seven e-learning trends that could shape the edtech landscape in 2017: Gamification. True, gamification is not new to online education, but the novelty factor fades away compared to the tried and tested one.

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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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SEL and Classroom Culture In an Age of Distance Learning

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Classroom learning and management all begin with relationships, and SEL can guide the relationship and community building process. Any connected educator has heard buzzwords like flipped classroom, gamification, social-emotional learning (SEL), differentiation, and personalized learning.

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35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

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The Tech-infused Classroom. 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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It was run like a flipped classroom where class members picked 60% of daily topics, then they read, tested and experimented. Some had been teaching for thirty years and still enthusiastically embraced everything from twitter to the gamification of education.

Using Google Forms to Streamline Feedback & Document Growth

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Until Next Time, GLHF cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

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4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

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Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment.

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

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I started that school year with one goal: to take what students loved and incorporate it into the classroom. At the same time I started the Innovation Lab in 2016, I was invited to a gamification conference at UPenn.

5 Ways I’ve Redesigned My Rubric and You Should Too

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I’ve been happy with the change it’s brought to my classroom culture. My best idea right now is to have them take a picture of the rubric and upload it to Drive or Classroom but that has been a pain.

Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates

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A week later I flew cross country to Seattle to help run Picademy for over a hundred educators and in two days, I’ll by flying to Moscow for the EdCrunch forum where I’ll talk about Gamification and Fair Haven Innovates. What a wild summer.

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 are doing this because we want Skype in the Classroom to be easy and fun for teachers.

10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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Technology and the classroom – major trends and challenges. With an increased presence of BYOD and 1:1 programs in classrooms, schools today are faced with the challenge of transforming traditional learning spaces to seamlessly connect pedagogy, technology, and space. One of the biggest EdTech trends in 2016 and for the years to follow will be gamification. Web-based classroom solutions also offer apps in most cases.

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. Flipped Classroom. Gamification. Google Classroom.

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.

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Great keynotes, great presentations, and also free! Just a reminder that there''s still time to sign up for the technology and app smackdown or Inspire presentations at the April 6th MiniCon. Our classroom curriculum, professional development trainings, and afterschool programs empower teachers and enable students to develop skills in global competency, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, digital literacy, and leadership. On Classroom 2.0 Classroom 2.0