The first step toward gamifying your classroom can be as simple as taking the “ew” out of “review” with these helpful game-oriented apps. Included: Quizizz, Kahoot, Classcraft and Class Dojo. Read the full article here on MiddleWeb.
You and I would be hard-pressed to find a teacher who’s against formative assessment. We would have better luck finding someone who hates whales or pizza. In theory, every teacher is regularly designing and deploying a variety of outcomes-based learning… Continue Reading
http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/Improving_Teacher_Feedback_to_Students.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNot too long ago I was at school, and came around the corner to find several students crowded around one kid’s cell phone screen. They were laughing…so naturally…I assumed the worst—that they were sharing… Continue Reading
http://traffic.libsyn.com/remarkablechatter/Learning_From_and_Through_Games.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Human beings are wired for two things—learning and playing. No one is likely argue with the first claim…that we are wired for learning. Babies who are only a couple months old, for example,… Continue Reading
Sorry, folks. This piece is a bit more academic, quite a bit longer, but still useful. You see, video games have received an increased amount of recent attention from educational institutions due to their widespread use and their ability to… Continue Reading
Here is the link to the my latest article as it appeared in Ed Week this week. Below is the text of the article itself. Last month, I was a bit disturbed when I overheard a few students bragging… Continue Reading
Last week, as my Honda Civic and I struggled to navigate the torrential downpours that nearly submerged the interstate, I caught the end of an interesting news story that discussed a phenomenon observed in the train and subway stations of… Continue Reading