#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. Mini Games. Use Game Mechanics. Smart Learning Suite [link].

Webinar: Teaching with Augmented Reality with #ARVRinEDU Classroom Enthusiasts

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Join a lively conversation with Jaime Donally , the host of #ARVRinEDU chat on Twitter, some leading AR in the Classroom enthusiasts and me as we discuss the changing pedagogies around Augmented Reality (AR) in the classroom in a free webinar on Wednesday, December 19th at 9pm ET. This webinar is sponsored by 3D Bear. Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher Register This webinar is sponsored by 3D Bear.

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Webinar Spotlight: Getting Started with Game-Based Learning

Graphite Blog

Are you curious about game-based learning but don’t know where to begin? In our April 27, 2015, Digital Classroom webinar, Matthew Farber , classroom teacher and author of Gamify Your Classroom: A Field Guide to Game-Based Learning , suggested clear steps you can take today to integrate games into your teaching. Webinar Highlights: 15:23 -- "Games are systems. Learning happens by doing. 5. Learning feels like play.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

Recently, I hosted a webinar (embedded above) with some Augmented Reality Teaching enthusiasts who had a lot to say about AR, how to teach with it, and where they think it’s going in the future. 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.

How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

The CoolCatTeacher

Using Metaverse, my students have created fun quiz games, trivia experiences, and even an AR tour of our school. If you want a longer teacher PD session, Luis recorded a Metaverse PD Webinar 2 weeks ago. We also learn beta testing , which is what happens when a person NOT on their team tests the app.) Just like when entering a video game for the first time, a user doesn’t always need all of the information at once.

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. On January 31, they have a free webinar “ Preparing Students for Success: Measuring What Matters ” about preparing students for success and measuring what matters. Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom. All based upon the actual person that was at the convention.

Why Gamify Your Learning

The Game Agency

eLearning Brothers Academy Learning Series Webinar 2019 (ELBX), Stephen Baer presents “Why Gamify Your Learning.” If so, game-based training is the answer. This webinar will showcase best practices in using games to enhance your training and improve your results. The post Why Gamify Your Learning appeared first on The Game Agency. March 11th, 2019.

The ROI of Gaming

The Game Agency

eLearning Brothers Academy Learning Series Webinar 2019 (ELBX), Stephen Baer presents “The ROI of Gaming.” There’s a lot of buzz about game-based learning. In this webinar, we will present a variety of game-based training case studies, identifying the goals, the creative and the ROI. The post The ROI of Gaming appeared first on The Game Agency. March 15th, 2019.

10 Ways to Publish Your Game Anywhere

The Game Agency

The beauty of The Training Arcade® is once you’ve created a game with your training content. You can launch the game and publish it anywhere! Here are 10 ways you can publish and deploy the game for maximum training effectiveness. EXPORT YOUR GAME TO YOUR LMS. Export the games as a SCORM package (SCORM 1.2 or 2004) and load into your Learning Management System (LMS). Once you build a game, you can embed it right on your LMS dashboard.

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New to Competency-Based Learning? Here're Five Ways to Assess It

Edsurge

Principal Chris Huckans believes that competency-based education (CBE) is one of the keys to the school’s success. Huckans says that Bishop Hall’s use of the Brightspace learning management system provides students with highly personalized learning pathways, which “allow them to innovate and experiment.” He adds, “Kids are allowed to learn at their own pace, and can learn experientially.” Below are five ways to approach competency-based learning assessment.

There’s No Such Thing As Being Bad at Math: How Neuroscience Is Changing the Equation

Edsurge

As a society ever more reliant on technology and STEM-based careers, we must shatter the myth that math skill is inborn and reinforce that it is the result of intention and practice. What’s more, it’s harmful to kids as they have their first experiences learning math; the attitude that “I can’t learn math” quickly becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. In mathematics, learning advanced subject matter often depends on the depth of understanding of certain earlier subject matter.

Webinar: Game Design for Literacy Learning

Educator Innovator

What do game-based learning strategies look like when applied to literacy teaching and learning? On December 10, we invite you and your colleagues to join us in a webinar to explore the power of games and game design in literacy education. By participating, you will learn the basics of game design and modification, and experience these principles in practice. Game-Based Learning: Leveling Up Collaborative Planning.

The Game Agency Named to 2018 Training Industry Top 20 Gamification List

The Game Agency

Raleigh, NC – October 25, 2018 – Training Industry today announced that The Game Agency has been selected for inclusion in the Training Industry Top 20 list for the Gamification sector of the learning and development market.

The Game Agency Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies List

The Game Agency

Raleigh, NC – February 7, 2019 – Training Industry today announced that The Game Agency has been selected as part of the 2019 Top Training Companies lists for the Authoring Tools sector of the learning and development market. Selection to the 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies List was based on the following criteria: Leadership and innovation of authoring tool. Among its new games is the first officially licensed release of ‘Jeopardy!’

“Skype in the Classroom opens the door to a whole new world of learning for my students so we can travel without passports and borders.” – Anna Zubkovskaya, Russia

Daily Edventures

And using what she’s learned, she organizes seminars and webinars for other teachers and participates in yearly professional competitions. This starts with connecting her students to the fun in learning. “My My students like to play and their favorite game is Kahoot, so I spend a lot of time creating or searching for new ways to play ,” Zubkovskaya tells us. “I 21st century skills Change Management and Culture of Innovation Game Based Learning Information Education

“Skype in the Classroom opens the door to a whole new world of learning for my students so we can travel without passports and borders.” – Anna Zubkovskaya, Russia

Daily Edventures

And using what she’s learned, she organizes seminars and webinars for other teachers and… 21st century skills Change Management and Culture of Innovation Game Based Learning Information EducationEnglish teacher Anna Zubkovskaya takes professional development very seriously – both for herself and for other teachers in her region.

?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation

Edsurge

After a Master’s degree, 120-plus credits, and 30 years in education, I now understand that whatever I do and wherever I go, I am happiest when I’m learning. And if I can find an opportunity that allows me to further my learning without sacrificing my summer vacation—or better yet, enhances it—you can bet I’m going to be the first to sign up. The nice thing about summer learning is choice. The webinars are recorded so if you can’t join one live, you can always watch it later.

Minecraft for Coding and Afterschool: An Invitation to Educators

Educator Innovator

My passion project for the past year has been developing an online Minecraft learning community and programs as part of Connected Camps, and in collaboration with the Institute of Play. Educators can sign up to get access to free guides, curriculum, webinars and support for running Minecraft programs. Our counselors guide them via audio and in-game chat through challenges, giving instructions to “turtles” who move and build within the game.

Learning Should Be Fun: Gaming for Adult Learners

Digital Promise

Twenty English language learners, gathered at an East Boston community-based organization, are playing a storytelling game on their mobile phones. After beating the game and receiving a check mark for a successful mission, the players return to a virtual world where they, as their avatars, mingle with players in Florida. They chat by typing messages and arrange to play a word-guessing game together. Aren’t games a distraction from real work?

Getting Games Right: How GlassLab Makes Products Teachers Want

Educator Innovator

These young urban planners are playing SimCityEDU , a version of the classic computer game repurposed for the classroom by GlassLab Games. The Bay Area–based nonprofit makes commercial-quality digital learning games currently used in thousands of schools. GlassLab game players hone their critical thinking and problem-solving skills by, say, designing a virtual city that comfortably houses and transports all its residents without destroying the environment.

Join Connected Camps for a Summer of Minecraft

Educator Innovator

The camp is designed to level kids up around their interests and skills in Minecraft, whether they are new to the game, are avid single-player fans, or have tons of experience playing on multiplayer servers. Connected Camps encourages open sharing and remixing of curriculum and projects, and the design of the camp is backed by over a decade of research on how to support creative and collaborative online learning, and the unique learning outcomes of connected learning.

TeacherQuest Case Files: “Engaming” Special Needs Students

Educator Innovator

Don’t miss our first TeacherQuest webinar, “Learning by Doing,” on February 24, 2015, 4:00 p.m. TeacherQuest is a unique professional development program by Educator Innovator partner, Institute of Play, and focuses on games and game design. Through this 11-month program, which includes a summer intensive followed by a series of online design challenges, teachers learn to design and use games to develop 21st century skills.

Connecting students to science and fun – Tom Gamble, USA

Daily Edventures

Students quickly learned that a fun, engaging program could allow them to learn about a science topic.”. To learn more about using Minecraft Education Edition in your classroom, check out this free Simple K12 webinar. 21st century skills Game Based Learning Gaming minecraft Technology in educationTom Gamble. Middle School Math and Science Teacher. Omaha Virtual School. Omaha, Nebraska, USA. gambletg.

4 Ways To Grow Your Personal Learning Network This Week

The Web20Classroom

Social media allows us to connect, to learn, to grow and to reflect not only within ourselves but with each other. Recently, on a webinar with my friend Erin Olson , she talked about an activity she does with teachers. She has them write 3 things they need to improve their learning and 3 things they can give to improve the learning of others. Many educators still believe they have little to offer to improve the learning of their colleagues.

edWeb.net Announces the Launch of edWeb.TV, a new PD-on-demand service for educators

edWeb.net

edWeb.net , a professional learning and social network for the education community, today announced the launch of edWeb.TV , a PD-on-demand service that makes it easy for educators to search and view edWeb’s exceptional archive of more than 500 professional learning webinars. service responds to the increasing demand from educators, schools, and districts for an easier way to search and watch edWeb’s webinar archives. All webinars on edWeb.TV

Starting the Year with “All About Me” Activities

User Generated Education

I want students to learn about one another in a personal way. I want to learn about my students so my instructional strategies can be more personalized and tailored to their needs and interests. Bitmoji Learning Environment.

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Week of August 14, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ).

Survey: K-12 gaming use has doubled in the last six years

eSchool News

Gaming is growing, that’s for sure. We read about it in survey results, we hear about game-based learning in conference sessions and during webinars, and we stumble across it in news coverage. In fact, teachers’ use of game-based environments and online apps has doubled in the last six years, according to the annual Speak Up survey released in May. Next page: How universities are helping current and future teachers incorporate gaming.

#06: The 6 Most Motivating Sketchnotes in Education Today

The CoolCatTeacher

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. ” Get a 45-day free trial of SmartLab Game-Based Learning Software. Smart Learning Suite – [link]. Free Webinar on Differentiated Instruction [link] technology.

#04: Simple Ways to Find Your Teaching Blindspots in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

” 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. It is easy for teachers to remain clueless about the things they are doing that are hurting learning in the classroom. It may seem risky to find out our blind spots as teachers, but it will unlock better learning. Differentiated Instruction Webinar – ( [link] ).

Why PD is like piano lessons

edWeb.net

Attend one of our free webinars – it only takes an hour. edWeb.net is a community built especially for educators and provides free professional learning communities (PLCs) and webinars on a wide range of really forward-thinking topics like assessment, game-based learning, mobile learning, tech tools for the classroom, school gardens, digital citizenship, and much more. Sign up to attend a free webinar LIVE.

The Friday 4: Your weekly ed-tech rewind

eSchool News

The future of education, including citizen science apps, increases in gamification and game-based learning, and artificial intelligence’s impact on the education industry. K-12 gaming is still on the rise. Gaming is growing, that’s for sure. We read about it in survey results, we hear about game-based learning in conference sessions and during webinars, and we stumble across it in news coverage.

#07: Getting Started Using Twitter for Educational Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Get a 45-day free trial of SmartLab Game-Based Learning Software. 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. Finally, Billy finishes up with the MOST EXCITING thing he’s learned on Twitter (#breakoutedu). See the contest rules for the SMART Learning Suite and MakerBot Replicator Mini+ in last week’s show.

Learning Revolution Free Events - ISTE Unplugged + Hack Education - AERO - Gaming in Ed Call for Proposals - Students Driving Change

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update May 20, 2014 Teaching is a strategic act of engagement. James Bellanca The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

Coding and Computer Science during CSEdWeek

edWeb.net

This year, CSEdWeek took place from December 5th to 11th, and two of edWeb.net ’s professional learning communities (PLC) presented webinars that highlighted the importance of coding and computer science in education. The Coding & Robotics K-8 PLC, sponsored by Wonder Workshop , hosted the webinar, “ Beyond the Hour of Code: Implementation for All ,” on December 6th. They also recommended tools like Kodable, Blockly Games, Hopscotch, and Scratch.