5 Benefits of Adding Gamification to Classrooms

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What is Gamification? Gamification is when you choose to use the elements of a game to add flavor to the classroom environment. Several organizations are making use of gamification to motivate customers. Gamification A id s Cognitive Development.

Gamification Tip: Provide a Challenge

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Gamification Google Spreadsheet challenge gamification google levels sheets spreadsheets Tweet I started my 7 year old on using Scratch Jr for the iPad. This app is for young children to get started with the idea of coding.

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Google Slides – Badge Maker

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Create Badges in Google Slides I definitely have a coding addiction. For fun I created an Add-on for Google Slides that will make gamification badges for you. The post Google Slides – Badge Maker appeared first on Teacher Tech. Apps Script Google Slides Add-on G Suite gamification google slidesTemplate alicekeeler.com/makebadges This makes is fast and easy to add digital stickers or badges to student work.

Gamification To-Do List Level Up Challenge

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Gamification To-Do List If you have ever had your students play Kahoot you know that the power of gamification is undeniable. Gamification adds gaming elements to a non gaming situation. To-Do Gamification Template I created a Google Sheets spreadsheet to […]. The post Gamification To-Do List Level Up Challenge appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Intermediate Sheets templates gamification google sheets spreadsheets

Tech tip smackdown! 70+ edtech tips from fellow educators

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DitchBook Twitter chat G Suite Gamification Google Classroom Google Drawings Google Forms Google Slides Teaching flipgrid tips g suite gamification gimkit google tips kahoot quizlet live technology tipsWarning! This post contains SO many great tips, tricks, links and ideas that you may end up with a case of “too many open tabs” That’s OK, it’s totally normal.

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Google Slides: Game Board Template

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The post Google Slides: Game Board Template appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Gamification Google Slides templates gamification google slides templateGame Board Template This is just for fun, I created a game board template and thought I would share it. Create a Game I didn’t make the game for you, so you (or as Catlin Tucker says, have the student’s do it!) will need to create an idea to have student’s use a game board. […].

GUEST POST: Team Tournaments HS Gamification Using Class Dojo

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I''m fascinated with gamification and using Edmodo to gamify my Odyssey unit , but Mrs. Dause''s approach has got me thinking. I have, however, limited the scope of my in-class application down to a few favorites, and two of those are gamification and a lovely app called ClassDojo.

Progress Bar in Google Sheets: Minecraft Example

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If you’re not familiar with Lucas’ work in Game Based Learning I highly encourage you to check out his website: [link] Lucas shared the Minecraft Challenge with me as a Google Doc. Gamification Google Minecraft Spreadsheet gamification google minecraft sheets spreadsheets

Game Based Learning: Google Slides Coordinate Plane Battleship

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Google Slides is an awesome tool for creating activity spaces. One of my favorite things about Google Slides is the ability to transform it from being a presentation tool to a collaboration or work space. One use for Google Slides is to create a game environment.

Google Drive Level Up Challenge

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Part of my lesson for this week is to introduce my students to Google Drive. To help differentiate for the variety of Google Drive knowledge, I created a challenge list the students can choose from. Docs Drive Gamification Google Sheets drive gamification google sheets spreadsheets

Google Slides: Class Baseball Game Review Game

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Google Slides: Class Baseball Game A lot of us play Jeopardy for a class review game. The post Google Slides: Class Baseball Game Review Game appeared first on Teacher Tech. Gamification Google Intermediate Sheets gamification google slidesIf you are looking for a different spin on that, try class baseball. The template is generic and can be applied to any subject. I played this a lot with my math classes, they loved it. Set Up I […].

Top Google Education News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

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This year’s conference highlighted so many ways to use Google apps and tools to engage learners and make grading, assessment, feedback, pbl, gamification, student engagement, collaboration, student choice, and student voice easy to do

Google Sheets: Class Baseball Game Review Game

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Google Sheets: Class Baseball Game A lot of us play Jeopardy for a class review game. The post Google Sheets: Class Baseball Game Review Game appeared first on Teacher Tech. Gamification Google Intermediate Sheets gamification google slidesIf you are looking for a different spin on that, try class baseball. The template is generic and can be applied to any subject. I played this a lot with my math classes, they loved it. Set Up I […].

Google Extends Digital Literacy Training to Teachers

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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.

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

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

New Ways to Gamify Learning

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But those webtools exemplify where the gamification of education started. Augmentation: Technology not only replaces a traditional tool but adds functionality, e.g. using Google Earth to explore the setting of a story rather than a map. Google Expeditions.

A Game-Changing Approach to a Back to School Syllabus by @MeehanEDU

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Gamification Google Slides G Suite gamification google slides syllabusI turned my entire syllabus into a welcome back game. Now it’s a team challenge through 10 stations with action-oriented work products at each so we never have to read the class rules again. Day 1 empowerment. Please steal it! link] #hacklearning pic.twitter.com/tf4dgK5ka7 — John Meehan (@MeehanEDU) August 19, 2018 A Gamified Syllabus Guest […].

15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning – SULS034

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The post 15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning – SULS034 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Classroom is a fantastic tool for teachers and students in the K12 classroom. But did you know, Google Classroom is also a great learning tool for adults, too?

Water Bottle Flipping – The Game

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Gamification Google Intermediate Slides templates G Suite google GoogleEDU slides templatePlay the Water Bottle Flipping Game I am a day late and a dollar short on this one. Water bottle flipping is no longer the in thing, but I suspect some students would enjoy the game anyway. Divide the class into 2 teams. Each team gets a water bottle. Each person in the class gets […]. The post Water Bottle Flipping – The Game appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Reflections in Blended Learning - January 2019

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oneword2019 class dojo contribution edtech gamification Google Classroom seesawTopics in the reflection include: Consumption vs Contribution Kahoot SAMR SeeSaw Class Dojo Class Flow.

A Game-Changing Approach to a Back to School Syllabus by @MeehanEDU

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Gamification Google Slides G Suite gamification google slides syllabusI turned my entire syllabus into a welcome back game. Now it’s a team challenge through 10 stations with action-oriented work products at each so we never have to read the class rules again. Day 1 empowerment. Please steal it! link] #hacklearning pic.twitter.com/tf4dgK5ka7 — John Meehan (@MeehanEDU) August 19, 2018 A Gamified Syllabus Guest […].

G Suite for Special Education | Google Teacher Tribe Podcast Episode 4 with Carrie Baughcum

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The post G Suite for Special Education | Google Teacher Tribe Podcast Episode 4 with Carrie Baughcum appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Using G Suite in Special Education (Episode 4 of the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast). Episode 4 Show Notes: Google News and Updates.

Let’s Have Edu Gamathons, Not Just Gamification

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Watching each game come to life was an education in and of itself with the most powerful being the moments that we saw developers “googling code” or looking at a quick youtube video to learn how to do some small part in the game. Gamification, in the sense that it exist in education, isn’t the same as immersive learning through gaming.

Practice Strategic Thinking: Play Farkle

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Play Farkle in Google Slides Previously I had blogged on playing Farkle and provided a template in Google Slides and Google Sheets. The Google Sheets spreadsheet had a menu I coded to allow students to roll dice within the spreadsheet. Advanced Apps Script DOK Gamification Google Slides templates Add-on google slides template

How One Teacher's Curiosity Led to Gamification in the Classroom

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You can use Google Docs to put your ideas into a chart you can share. Since moving toward a 1-to-1 iPad initiative, I have watched students spend every waking second of "down time" playing online games. As they clashed, boomed, and raced through levels, I couldn't help but wonder what held their interest and kept them coming back for more. I wished my class had the same hypnotic power. So I spent time this summer looking into the heart of games and how to make school more like one.

Power Up Your Classroom with Game Play [interview with Cate Tolnai and Lindsay Blass] – SULS022

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We discuss what types of classroom environments are appropriate for gamification and ways you can incorporate game-based learning today! This episode is jam-packed with inspiring nuggets that will get you started with gamification today. Join the Google Classroom Master Class.

20 Reasons to Listen to The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast!

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The post 20 Reasons to Listen to The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast! I teamed up with my friend, Matt Miller, from DitchThatTextbook.com to create The Google Teacher Tribe podcast. What is the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast? 20 Reasons to Listen to The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast.

Connected Educator Game

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Draw Google Sheets gamification google script sheets spreadsheetsFor my class I am taking I was asked to visually represent Connectivism, Communities of Practice (CoP), and Personal Learning Environments (PLE).

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Create, Submit, Find a Google Draw Badge

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If you would like to create or use a badge created from Google Drawing I have created a Google Form to submit the badge. Gamification IntermediateFeel free to reblog the templates and links. This project only works if we can get the word out to share the badges we create. tinyurl.com/submitabadge Any badges submitted should be […].

Smartphones in the classroom: friend or foe?

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First, there are plenty of educational apps available in the App Store or in Google Play; you just need to find the right ones for your class. The first time I tried gamification with my students was during a seminar on green marketing and consumerism. Gamification Higher Ed Students

Using Google Forms to Streamline Feedback & Document Growth

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A few weeks ago, I was on our New Jersey Google Educator’s Group (GEG:NJ) show called The Suite Talk hosted by Kim Mattina. edtech Google Apps TL Advisor Blog Assessment

The Great Learning Management System Debate: Featuring Canvas, Schoology and Google Classroom

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Teachers can also implement elements of gamification rather easily as Schoology provides access to “student completion settings”, hidden folders or assignments, and a badge creation tool. These include, but aren’t limited to: Google Drive, Turnitin, Respondus, Quizlet, Playposit and more!

I Challenge You to Install Minecraft on your Phone

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Minecraft is available on iOS or Google Play. Gamification Minecraft minecraft Tweet If you have a smartphone I challenge you to install the Minecraft app on your phone. Tell Your Students Install Minecraft and tell your students that you did.

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

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The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

#CUE17- The Game

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Lucy also has received the distinctions of Apple Distinguished Educator and Google for Education Certified Innovator. Connected Educator CUE Conference badging CUE 2017 National Conference gamification