INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO
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INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO
“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” Warren Buffet
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Kid's Favorite Problem Solving Games

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Play Snail Bob 2 at Math Playground! Help Snail Bob get to his grandfather's house safely.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, March 18, 2015 3:37 PM

Discover the problem solving games that kids go back to over and over at Math Playground. While you are there, take a look around to other games and word problem tools like Thinking Blocks that get kids engaged in math.

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How Games Prepare You for Life - Education: 21st Century Skills

Games give players agency and teach the core 21st century skills of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity better than any tradition...

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, May 17, 2014 10:24 PM

Students love to play games, and games have the potential of teaching 21st century skills. This video discusses why games work and provides a look at a number of games and skills that they teach students. Key to this is the need for the teacher to help the students transfer the knowledge they are learning in the games to other areas. The video is short (under 5 minutes) and may provide you with some new information.

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Halloween Quiz | Box Clever | QuizFortune

Halloween Quiz | Box Clever | QuizFortune | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Get into the Halloween 'spirit' with this spooky Halloween trivia. From ghosts in books, witches on film, to real-life serial killers, give yourself a fright with the ultimate Halloween Quiz.

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20+ resources for engaging game-based learning by Matt Miller

20+ resources for engaging game-based learning by Matt Miller | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Bringing aspects of games into the classroom can be highly motivational and engaging, making content stick. Here are some resources.

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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, February 10, 9:50 AM

In a game you can make a mistake and then redo it without a hassle.. you work on what you know and change what you do not.

Dr. Theresa Kauffman's curator insight, February 11, 9:14 AM

Engage them through gaming strategies and they won't even know they are learning in the process. This is why I use Kahoot! and iCivics in my classroom. They want to do it more!

Tony Guzman's curator insight, February 12, 3:31 PM

This article shares a list of resources for game-based learning.

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20 Things You Might Not Know About LEGO

20 Things You Might Not Know About LEGO | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
For starters, the plural of LEGO is LEGO.

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Spatial Analysis of the NBA Finals

Spatial Analysis of the NBA Finals | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Navigate court maps and view analysis of every shot taken over the ’11-'12 season for the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder.

 

Who said geography has nothing to do with sports?!?  While there are many cultural and economic impacts on sport preference and prevalence, let's discuss the geography of the hardwood and a spatial analysis of the shot selections between the two teams.  Clearly 'place matters' to many NBA players as their success on the court depends on finding their preferred spots within the flow of offense.     


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