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Ever wonder how teachers are using MMORPGs in the classroom? We detail the many ways gaming is taking classrooms to the next level.
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The classroom of the future is on your doorstep. We're getting slapped in the face with technology (sorry about that, partially my fault), flipped classroom models, and innovative ideas.
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There are tons of ways to incorporate Twitter into the classroom, but some ways are harder than others. Lucky for you, the upcoming issue of the Edudemic Magazine has a page devoted to just this problem. We call it the Twitter Spectrum and think it's a handy cheat sheet for any teacher!
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What are some of the best ways to get students learning outside the classroom? From startups to sports, here are a few useful ideas.
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Recently, MIT Education Arcade announced commission of a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) that would teach students content aligned to Common Core Math Standards and Next Generation Science Standards.
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We've already looked at MOOCs and tablet computing. Educational Games and gamification were identified as part of the 'second horizon', (or entering mainstream use in a two to three years).
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It's not easy to motivate students. But by leveraging the power of data and incentives, students can get excited about doing their very best.
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Are you looking for an innovative way to encourage creative thinking, innovative ideas, and gamification in the classroom? Well then there's a kid-friendly and parent-approved site called DIY.org that you should know about.
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Gaming, wikis, blogs, social media, interactive polls and QR codes: just some of the technologies that teachers are bringing into the classroom. The dizzying pace of tech evolutions offers some challenges as teachers and administrators race to keep up with the latest tools. The research discussed here shows the payoff for schools that become "friends" with educational gaming.
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Looking to find a new, simple, and free way to gamify your classroom? There a new web tool out that you should probably know about. It's called ClassBadges and it's a free online tool where teachers can award badges for student accomplishments. Teachers can set up an account and award the badges whenever they wish. Pretty straightforward.
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Looking to spice up your lessons? Try out ClassBadges' newest way to create free custom gamification badges!
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Gamification in education is here to stay. We dedicated an issue of the Edudemic Magazine to it. You're using it in your classroom on a daily basis. But up until now, it hasn't been caught fire like I would've expected.
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Gamification is the application of game mechanics to a non-game entities--learning systems for example. It is also extremely flexible, able to fit the needs to a variety of environments. But this can also make it confusing to implement. Here's how one teacher did it.
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Eric takes a journey into the world of gaming in education (different from gaming in learning), big ed data, and more at SXSWedu.
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One of the hottest trends in education evolution is the introduction of games into the classroom. Gamification of just about anything has been tried by teachers around the globe.
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While you don't need to be plugged in to play, access to simulations offer educators and learners powerful platforms to experiment in individual and group projects, testing theories, revising design, and rethinking problem-solving approaches. Enter Wall Street Survivor.