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Kids Share Their Thoughts on Student Engagement

Kids Share Their Thoughts on Student Engagement | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it
A twelve-year teaching veteran and a California regional Teacher of the Year, Heather Wolpert-Gawron's musings on educational policy, curriculum design, and daily school life can also be read at www

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Gaming in the Classroom: Why Bring Electronic Games into the Classroom?

Gaming in the Classroom: Why Bring Electronic Games into the Classroom? | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

Does gaming have a place in the classroom? The information on this infographic provides reasons why gaming should be in the classroom (with resources provided on the infographic). A few of the reasons discussed are:
* The students love games and are familiar with them.

* The students are engaged. "Computer games stimulate the brain to produce dopamine" which helps with attention and making connections.

* Student are motivated by games.

For more information check out the infographic!


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The Six Ingredients That Make eLearning Courses Relevant

The Six Ingredients That Make eLearning Courses Relevant | Better teaching, more learning | Scoop.it

If you want to create engaging eLearning courses you should start considering one main factor: relevance. This means creating compelling courses that speak directly to your audience.

 

In eLearning, creating relevant and meaningful experiences for your target audience has always been the best way to capture learners. On the contrary, if your learners have no interest in your course, the information you have sent will convey very little value and success...

 

✎ Always focus on creating clear course objectives


✎ Be Learner-Centric


✎ Make your content actionable


✎ Respect the audience:


✎ Simple and appealing design creates meaning


✎ Addressing motivation head on

 


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