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Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction applied to Game Based Learning

Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction applied to Game Based Learning | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Following on from a recent post The Pedagogies in Game Based Learning, this article will look at how Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction can be applied to game based learning.
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Daphne Bavelier: Your brain on video games

How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, ev...

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Whiteboards for Dummies | Scholastic.com

Whiteboards for Dummies | Scholastic.com | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Go beyond the same six tricks to maximize whiteboard use.
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Love the article - hate the title.

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How To Know If You're Correctly Integrating Technology - Edudemic

How To Know If You're Correctly Integrating Technology - Edudemic | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Want to know if you're correctly integrating technology into your classroom? This matrix and insight will help you get a firm grasp on what to do.
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This is a great visual. I have found the hardest part of technology is showing how it can be integrated. Even if you don't agree with all of it, it provides a starting point with which to work.

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8 Research Findings Supporting the Benefits of Gamification in Education | Emerging Education Technology

8 Research Findings Supporting the Benefits of Gamification in Education | Emerging Education Technology | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
There are myriad ways in which gamification can play a positive role in the educational setting.
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What if Badges Replaced Grades? - Online Universities.com

What if Badges Replaced Grades? - Online Universities.com | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
The common understanding is that if students work hard in school they earn...
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8 Simple Tech Tips For Teachers - Edudemic

8 Simple Tech Tips For Teachers - Edudemic | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Looking for some fast help with technology? These useful tech tips for teachers is a simple and fun list that every teacher should know about.
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Mapping Media to the Curriculum » What do you want to CREATE today?

Mapping Media to the Curriculum » What do you want to CREATE today? | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
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Collaborative Furniture for Education Environments

Collaborative Furniture for Education Environments | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
As teaching and learning styles evolve, the furniture found in classrooms adapts to keep up.
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BBC - KS3 Bitesize: Games index

BBC - KS3 Bitesize: Games index | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Play games and revise Key Stage 3 Maths, English and Science at the same time!
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Don't Know Much about History (of Education)

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Technology Is Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say

Technology Is Changing How Students Learn, Teachers Say | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
There is a widespread belief among teachers that digital technology is hampering students’ attention spans and ability to persevere, according to two surveys.

 

 

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What the iPad (and other technology) can’t replace in education

What the iPad (and other technology) can’t replace in education | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
We have become focused so much on new technological devices and what they can do, we forget what they can’t, and that’s a problem when it comes to education.

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Trending: Professors Tout Badges Over Grades

Trending: Professors Tout Badges Over Grades | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
In today's tech-savvy world, some professors argue grades are passé.
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Why Are We Still Learning History From Textbooks?: Chris Collins at TEDxSacramento

Computer games are available everywhere from the desktop to the phone and they give us the easy ability to play alone or in large groups. Virtual technology ...

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There are so many ways to share the stories of history, games and maps and story maps ... virtual technology is the most fascinating to me.

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AZk12 - Professional Development for Educators

AZk12 - Professional Development for Educators | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
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WOW! Interactive version with lesson plans. This could be a great way to begin the process of actually using EdTech in the classroom

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7 Reasons to Love the New Scoop.itScoop.it

7 Reasons to Love the New Scoop.itScoop.it | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
.You may have noticed (or maybe not, because they are so awesome to use) that we recently rolled out some big changes to the Scoop.it platform.  Firstly, don’t panic. Secondly. you\'re going to love them.
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A New Way To Teach Using Wordle - Edudemic

A New Way To Teach Using Wordle - Edudemic | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
There's a new way to teach using wordle. It involves actually withholding a bit of information and making students think a bit harder. What fun!
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Challenging the Model of 1:1 with BYOD

Challenging the Model of 1:1 with BYOD | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
This year my school district in Vermont ventured into a sort-of BYOD/1:1 hybrid program.
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8 Great Education and Instructional Technology Infographics | Emerging Education Technology

8 Great Education and Instructional Technology Infographics | Emerging Education Technology | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
There's been a surge in the number of Infographics published this year that focus on instructional technologies and how they are evolving and being used.
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Show Me Your Badge

Show Me Your Badge | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Information-age credentials may be the first serious competitor to traditional degrees since college-going became the norm.

 

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The book every change agent in higher education should read

The book every change agent in higher education should read | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
Shoot me if I ever begin a presentation with a slide that says: “The world is changing”, followed by some brilliant insights on the impacts of globalization and social media, and conclu...
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Games-based Learning for Leaders: How Video Games Can Improve Literacy in One Semester

Games-based Learning for Leaders: How Video Games Can Improve Literacy in One Semester | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
March 2010: London is the focus for a gaming-in-education event only in its second year.
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Struggling with educators' lack of technology fluency | Education Recoded | Big Think

Struggling with educators' lack of technology fluency | Education Recoded | Big Think | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
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Geometry in Art & Architecture Unit 3

Geometry in Art & Architecture Unit 3 | Educational Technology - Educational Transitions | Scoop.it
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