Engaged Gazes: Principles that Online and Flipped Teaching Can Learn From Themed Museum Exhibits – Education Article

Online instructors have known for some time that the primary work of creating an online course consists of “curation,” which is usually understood to be a matter of selecting and creating appropriate texts and videos (Davis, 2017). But if we were to look critically at museums, an ideal representative for modern curation, we would recognize that the work of curation is much more than finding the right materials; it’s also about crafting a visually arresting exhibit, a fact especially true…

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BreakoutEDU: More Than a Time-Filling Game – Education Article

In this post, we are going to explore how BreakoutEDU is more than a time-filling game! Think of BreakoutEDU as an escape room game for your classroom, aligned with your learning goals. While there are many iterations of this idea, including digital breakouts, and DIY games, this post will focus on the BreakoutEDU platform. Jump in on the conversation in the Shake Up Learning Community and ask questions or share your favorite ideas! The guest post below was written by…

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How To Use Game-Based Learning in Your Classroom – Education Article

If you’ve thought about using gameplay in your classroom, there is a fantastic new book on the topic! Earlier this year at the annual ISTE Conference in Philadelphia, I snagged a copy of an excellent new book. It’s titled Power Up Your Classroom: Reimagine Learning Through Gameplay. It provides actionable information for educators interested in gamification and game-based learning. After meeting Cate Tolnai at Adobe Education’s office this summer, I knew I had to share Power Up Your Classroom on the…

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7 Reasons Why Your Online Training Leaderboards Are Missing The Mark – Education Article

7 Reasons Why Your Online Training Leaderboards Are Missing The Mark – eLearning Industry We use cookies in order to personalize your experience, display relevant advertising, offer social media sharing capabilities and analyze our website’s performance. Read all about it in our cookie policy. This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Christopher Pappas Read Full Article

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21st Century Learning Conference 2019 – Mr. Hill’s Musings – Education Article

This weekend, I was lucky enough to attend the 11th Annual 21st Century Learning Conference (my first time at this event) and it was even better than I knew it would be. The only thing better than the presentations was the company. It was the biggest collection of amazing teachers that I have ever witnessed. So inspiring and energising! It felt like my entire PLN was there and it was very special to finally meet some of these connections face…

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The Heart of Educational Game Design – edtechdigest.blog – Education Article

Four key areas to consider when designing and evaluating digital learning games. GUEST COLUMN | by Natalie F. Masters Gamification is trending across the modern educational landscape, and digital learning games are exploding onto the educational technology marketplace. With so much discussion, even hype, surrounding games and learning, many educators are looking to the research. While the body of research on digital learning games may be relatively sparse when compared with, say, the body of research on literacy instruction, and perhaps no less…

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Makerspace Starter Kit Updated – Education Article

Three years ago I shared my Makerspace Starter Kit with you or what I was buying to boost our Makerspace area using four empty Library study carrels that no longer held desktop Macs.  That post has consistently been one of the most viewed posts every week for years and years – with more than 83 THOUSAND views, gee whiz! (Crazy, right?) So, I thought maybe it was time to update it!*  Since then, I’ve had some major Makerspace successes and…

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