Category Archive for "gamification"

Assessment That Works

Assessment- It Can Work With Common Core! One of the biggest challenges facing teachers with respect to the implementation of the Common Core standards is how to effectively track student mastery of concepts. Traditionally, this has been through the administration...
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Teaching Strategies: Lessons from “Swiping”

Learn Instructional Design Theory from Online Dating ? Has anyone recently tried online dating? I decided to give it a go and see what would happen. Being a 40+ entrepreneur with limited time, I was lucky to get some early...
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Game Based Learning

Gamification: Engaging 21st Century Learners Educational games that challenge and ultimately educate today’s students are proving to be the next logical step in keeping them engaged in the learning process both inside and outside the classroom. For teachers this means...
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Learning and Eating in Bite Size Snacks

“Bite Size” Snacks The country as a whole has changed its most basic function – eating.  Our patterns of eating are evolving as various changes in society, work and life are creating this paradigm shift.  As noted in the Wall Street Journal...
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Education Technology In The Classroom and Common Core

Education Technology Integration is interwoven throughout the Common Core Standards … “To be ready for college, workforce training, and life in a technology rich, global society, students need the ability to gather, comprehend, evaluate, synthesize, and report on information and...
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3 Things Floyd Mayweather Has In Common with an EdTech Entrepreneur

Floyd Mayweather Jr. – an Education Technology Entrepreneur’s Inspiration   One of my all time favorite athletes is the controversial Floyd Mayweather. If you like him or not is irrelevant. The most inspirational thing about Floyd is that he is doing...
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Use Education To Grow Your Career

How Hiking Helped Create Gamification of Learning Game   One of my passions has been the outdoors. I have always enjoyed being outside and often walked and hiked locally for pleasure. A few years ago I wanted to test myself...
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Education Technology: Know Your Customer

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error...
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