Game Based Learning in Action

The CoolCatTeacher

Game-based learning might not be what you think. On today’s show Matthew Farber, author of Game-Based Learning In Action: How an Expert Affinity Group Teaches with Games , talks about how to use games in the classroom effectively.

Game Based Learning and Twine

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Dr. Matthew Farber @matthewfarber talks about game-based learning in his classroom and a new tool he loves: Twine. In today’s show, Matt discusses game-based learning and: Why game based learning works. Never stop learning.

Teaching History with Simulations and Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is World War 1, 2, the Cold War or the American Civil War, learn how these immersive “games” teach history much more deeply than most textbooks. History Simulations and Game Based Learning. It’s all based on historical facts.

Game-Based Learning Is Changing How We Teach. Here's Why.

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Dan White, the co-founder and CEO of Filament Games, an educational video game developer based in Madison, WI, knows from personal experience that kids can get a lot more out of video games than entertainment, sharpened reflexes and enviable manual dexterity. Back in the '90s he was a devotee of Civilization, a game where players run an empire from the dawn of time to the Space Age. Why is game-based learning so relevant for students today?

Game-Based Learning Yields Empathetic Understanding #edtech #edgaming @sid_meier

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With this in mind, I have been trying to take myself away from the front of the classroom and shifting to supporting student learning. Tangible, applicable learning experiences are necessary to support sustainable skills and knowledge for our students.

Free Game Based Learning for Children - Lipa Learning

Educational Technology Guy

Lipa Learning has announced that their entire collection of game-based learning resources are available for free. The games are part of a curriculum designed to help the students learn academics along with life skills. The games deliver the learning principles in five areas: fundamentals, language, math, science and creativity. The games are fun and interactive, making children love learning through play.

5 Easy Brain Breaks for Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Rob Donatelli on episode 510 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Want to help students learn and be more refreshed? From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Want to help students learn and be more refreshed?

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides.

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150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

The CoolCatTeacher

For iPad and Google Play Tablet Devices of All Kinds From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Digital Learning Collection has over 150 apps for kindergarten to second-grade classrooms. Unboxing Demo: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection.

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Valuable Virtual Reality Things Every Teacher Should Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn more now. He is a Google Certified Innovator, the Co-Organizer of the LA Immersive Edtech Meetup Group and the Co-Host of the Virtual Reality Podcast.

5 Creative “Googley” Tech Tools to Get Kids Creating

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So, go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat to learn more and use the coupon code COOL20. I am a Google Certified Trainer, Flipgrid Certified Educator Level I and II as well as an Ambassador, and a proud member of the #Ditchbook Ambassadors.

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Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here! Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Blog: Learning and Sharing with Ms.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

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You can use it and learn. “I’ve seen kids get so immersed in their 3D Bear projects that they had no idea how much they were learning.” Learn more by clicking on the link below.

Top Chef: Cooking Up Instructional Greatness with Fun PD

The CoolCatTeacher

She creates two “PD Events” at different times during the year and creates a game to encourage learning at her school. Over half the teachers are now in Google Classroom and sharing with one another using video and photographs of what they are doing.

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

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Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. The Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection is here! Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Gaming in Early Childhood Education in Australia.

Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

The CoolCatTeacher

Helen Kardiasmenos uses games to teach almost every subject in her early elementary classroom in Australia. In today’s episode, she shares what she’s doing and how her students are learning. Today’s Sponsor: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection.

Google Masters For Kids of All Ages: Badges, Skills and More

The CoolCatTeacher

She also shares her micro-credential badging approach that has her fifth graders excited to learn. This handy free Google Docs add-on tracks things like: time spent writing, spelling-grammar-and punctuation error rates and pulls it into a clear graphical view in your teacher dashboard.

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Google Extends Digital Literacy Training to Teachers

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Digital Citizenship Game-based Learning Gamification Internet Management Software TrainingBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez The tech giant’s Be Internet Awesome campaign now includes a free course for teachers.

Google Partners with ISTE and Others to Create Digital Citizenship Game

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Digital Citizenship Game-based Learning InternetBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Be Internet Awesome aims to educate digital civility in an interactive way.

How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

The CoolCatTeacher

Elementary and primary students can learn to code. For Hour of Code week this week, learn how you can go past the Hour of Code and use coding all year long! app is designed to help people learn how to use it. Then we’re learning like 23 times faster.

How to add a Family Feud-style game to your next class/PD

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Games can make class and professional development more fun! Family Feud logo used via fair use)Who doesn't like adding a good game to a class or professional development session? Ed Tech edtech educational technology family feud g suite gafe game-based learning gamification google apps for education google slides googleedu review gamesHere are the steps to create a Family Feud-style.

@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

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on Corippo is the Chief Innovation Officer for CUE, leading CUE’s professional learning throughout California and Nevada. Jon keynotes, leads and designs Professional Learning experiences all over the country. Never stop learning. .

Breakout EDU Digital is Awesome (and Free) #breakoutedu

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about the challenges and advantages of breakout edu digital. Some examples of the most popular breakout edu games. Mari Venturino is a 7th-grade science and AVID teacher and Blended Learning Specialist at Mar Vista Academy in San Diego, CA.

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Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

The CoolCatTeacher

When Google Docs came out, I stopped everything and let all of my classes experience it. Also, I learned about Twitter, I did the same thing. Others made fun games and activities to teach about topics from pet care to comedy. Let’s augment our reality and learn!

A Fun Game and Mission to Teach Students About Giving Good Instructions

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m taking the time before we go into coding to help students learn about giving instructions, since the most important thing all my elementary students learned this past week is that a computer works by following instructions. With a partner, pass level 1 of the game.

A Fun Game and Mission to Teach Students About Giving Good Instructions

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’m taking the time before we go into coding to help students learn about giving instructions, since the most important thing all my elementary students learned this past week is that a computer works by following instructions. With a partner, pass level 1 of the game.

3 Ways to Hack Classroom Presentations with James Sturtevant

The CoolCatTeacher

I use their student information system and learning management system but do you know they have brought it together in one unified classroom? If you do your presentations on Google Slides or PowerPoint, it’s just simple to upload them to PearDeck.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t “get” why technology is important, or know people who don’t, take a listen to understand and learn about transformative practices that work in education. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry based learning. Learn about AR and VR.

Literature Performance Odyssey with Drama and Student Leadership

The CoolCatTeacher

We have a very collaborative classroom, I let the students lead their learning as much as possible. I did tell them, “I can’t find anybody else who’s done this before, so you are learning for all the schools in America, you might be, so who knows.”.

Bethany Petty: Using Edtech to Enhance Learning

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Education technology must enhance learning. Using Edtech to Enhance Learning. Vicki: Using technology to enhance learning. Today we’re talking to Bethany Petty, the author of [link] and her upcoming book, Illuminate: Technology Enhanced Learning.

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#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Kasey Bell @shakeuplearning sits down to talk about the hot trends at ISTE 2017 including lots of Google stuff, new AR news, Google Keep, touch Screen Chromebooks, and more news. Google classroom. Google Keep. Co-host of The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast.

Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

We were trying out Google Expedition with a full classroom kit. Within the virtual environment, you get you learning, you get your assessment, you get your experience. Vicki: Help me understand the differences between web VR experiences and like, Google Expedition.

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The Importance of Civics Education

User Generated Education

This type of learning reflects only remembering, the lowest level of Bloom’s Taxonomy. These subjects are vital to laying the foundation for civic learning and may also contribute to young people’s tendency to engage in civic and political activities over the long term. Students were then asked to choose an article from the Newsela Civics category to read, and play iCivics games. Six Proven Practices for Effective Civic Learning Download.

Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom

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Josh Eby shares how he uses inquiry-based learning in his history classroom. Happy Wonderful Classroom Wednesday — teachers of all subjects will learn some ideas from this one. Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom.

3 Ways Project Bloks Can Change the Coding World

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez The latest from Google’s research lab lets kids play through programming. Classroom Curriculum Game-based Learning

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5 Ways to Bring Financial Literacy into Any School

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether you want games, curriculum, or to know what’s next in financial literacy, this is a must-listen podcast for anyone working with financial literacy in their school. He has games that he’s developed. The methodologies that are coupled with the topics are evidence-based.

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Bringing Literature to Life in Open Sim

The CoolCatTeacher

Mary Howard’s students build and learn in Open Sim , a virtual world like Second Life. Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard. Vicki: And, it’s a learning process. Some people are doing the Google Expeditions, and that’s great.

Computer Science Teaching Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

What happens when a school has every student learn Computer Science. This handy free Google Docs add-on tracks things like: time spent writing, spelling-grammar-and punctuation error rates and pulls it into a clear graphical view in your teacher dashboard.

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The 5-Year, $15 Million Global Learning XPRIZE Competition Is Over. Here’s Who Won.

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But such was the length of time for finalists of the Global Learning XPRIZE competition before learning the winner of $10 million. and London-based nonprofit Onebillion. Kitkit offers a game-based learning program on tablets to help children learn independently.

Eggbert, the Slightly Cracked Egg: A Breakout EDU Game

User Generated Education

There is a new platform for immersive learning games that’s taking classrooms across the world by storm. I developed my own game which is adapted from Oh, the Places You Will Go [link]. Education breakoutedu experiential learning game-based learning