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Common Core standards put focus back on critical thinking

Common Core standards put focus back on critical thinking | Educational apps | Scoop.it

In Julie Shankle’s English class at North High in Torrance, the Macbeth unit is no longer just the study of a 17th century play about a man who commits murder in a bid to become king and maintain power. Now, her 12th-grade lesson has an added element: Students must mine data to produce an essay based on the prompt, “Is killing ever justified?” This means making a compelling case and citing credible sources — perhaps a news article on euthanasia, or a TED Talks video of a professor expounding on the death penalty.


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Teaching and Learning with Minecraft: Liam O’Donnell | DMLcentral

Teaching and Learning with Minecraft: Liam O’Donnell | DMLcentral | Educational apps | Scoop.it
Playing with blocks certainly predates constructionist theories of learning by playing with “tangible manipulatives,” but the culturally universal practice is probably as old as human social learning.
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The Gamification Guide for Teachers

The Gamification Guide for Teachers | Educational apps | Scoop.it
Would you like to gamify your classroom? People love to play. Whether your students are in kindergarten or college, adding fun to classroom learning by playing games is a positive and effective way to engage students.

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