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.

Edsurge

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

techlearning

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.

Using Games to Help Reluctant Readers and Writers (and More)

The CoolCatTeacher

Lee Graham on Episode 569 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dr. Lee Graham is working with teachers to teach them principles of game-based learning to teach writing. Learn more.

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.

8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to the show and learn how it is used and follow the links in the show notes below. If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. Listen to the show and learn how it is used and follow the links in the show notes below.

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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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5 Ways to Bring #Breakoutedu into Your Classroom (on a budget)

The CoolCatTeacher

The advantage of purchasing it at BreakoutEDU is you get access to their games and activities (800+ and counting.) Students can also create games there now. All Subjects College (aged 18+) Education Game Based Learning Innovation Teachers Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

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?

Using Amusement Parks, Mud Runs, and Escape Rooms to Inspire Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

John is the author of EDrenaline Rush: Game-changing Student Engagement Inspired by Theme Parks, Mud Runs, and Escape Rooms. So, go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat to learn more and use the code COOL20. If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF.

Breakout EDU in Adult PD and College Education

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. I’ve written a post to give you 5 ideas for bringing breakout EDU into your classroom along with free links to free Breakout edu digital games and more.

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.

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.

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.

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! Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Gaming in Early Childhood Education in Australia.

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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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.

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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3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

5 Creative “Googley” Tech Tools to Get Kids Creating

The CoolCatTeacher

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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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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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.

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.

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.

Bethany Petty: Using Edtech to Enhance Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

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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@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

The CoolCatTeacher

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. .

Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

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.”.

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.

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!

#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.

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.

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

Ditch That Textbook

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.