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A variety of online resources to help you flip and gamify your class
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TEDxBozeman - Paul Andersen - Classroom Game Design

Paul Andersen has been teaching science in Montana for the last eighteen years.  He explains how he is using elements of game design to improve learning in h...
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7 Good Examples of Gamification in Education - EdTechReview (ETR)

7 Good Examples of Gamification in Education - EdTechReview (ETR) | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
Various edtech companies are working for some effective ways to create process of learning “fun”. Here are some of the good examples of gamification in education.
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U.S. Dept of Ed Investing Big Money into Educational Game Development

U.S. Dept of Ed Investing Big Money into Educational Game Development | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
In 2013, 12 educational proposals were from game-related companies and 9 of those received $900K - $1M in funding from the US DoE for educational game dev
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Kaplan's Gamification System Shows 155% More Student Engagement - GCo

Kaplan's Gamification System Shows 155% More Student Engagement - GCo | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
Kaplan University teamed up with Badgeville to test whether gamification would have an effect on the motivation levels of students in higher education.
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Language Learning Software - Learn a Language Free with Byki

Byki Language Learning Software is built on technology used by leading educational and government institutions. Free version available in over 70 Languages!
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Amplify: Replacing Textbooks with Tablets - Gamification.Co

Amplify: Replacing Textbooks with Tablets - Gamification.Co | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
Amplify is replacing textbooks with tablets and offering students a new gamified approach to their education.
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How To Use Evernote: The Missing Manual

How To Use Evernote: The Missing Manual | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway:

I knew about the OCR in photos.  I did not know about the OCR .pdf function.  Awesome!

Ken

 

 

Are you a digital packrat? Are you in need of a searchable repository for everything you want to recall later? Does the idea of automatic OCR (Optical Character Recognition) for all your scanned PDFs get you excited in a way only seriously organised people could ever understand? If so, Evernote is the tool you need right now – and we’ve got the perfect manual to get you started using it like a professional.

 

Downloads are free from MakeUseOf - just tweet about the product you want. -JL

 

 


Via Miloš Bajčetić, Ken Morrison, Howard Rheingold, Jim Lerman
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Charles Myers 's comment, May 15, 2013 8:09 AM
Agree totally!! We're using now as a digital portfolio for kids... (well.. starting next school year) :)
Charles Myers 's comment, May 15, 2013 8:09 AM
Agree totally!! We're using now as a digital portfolio for kids... (well.. starting next school year) :)
Louise Robinson-Lay's comment, May 15, 2013 5:02 PM
Hanks everyone, it really is a fantastic tool and I am still finding ways to use it better. It certainly helps to stay better organized.
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Fried Technology: What's the Difference Between "Doing Projects" and "Project Based Learning"?

Fried Technology: What's the Difference Between "Doing Projects" and "Project Based Learning"? | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
What's the difference between "Doing Projects" and "Project Based Learning"?
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Jane McGonigal: How Games Can Change The World

More than 174 million Americans are gamers, and the average young person in the United States will spend ten thousand hours gaming by the age of 21.
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Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation

http://www.ted.com Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Tradi...
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CorkboardMe | Simple, Collaborative Notetaking

We simplify collaborative note-taking. No more forgetting, no more dredging folders for important files to share with others. Signup now or try it for free.
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Bernajean's H.E.A.T. Acronym

Explore Bernajean's H.E.A.T.metaphor overview designed to get XTRA high return-on-learning value from technology resources by “Turning UP the H.E.A.T.” (Hi...
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Should students have more choices in school?

Should students have more choices in school? | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
Jennifer Beard's insight:

Games offer kids lots of options.  Should school do the same?

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5 Key Design Factors for Long Term Engagement with Gamification - GCo

5 Key Design Factors for Long Term Engagement with Gamification - GCo | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
Follow these 5 important design principles to make sure your gamification system will have lasting, long-term engagement
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How to Teach and Engage Students... with Zombies - Gamification Co

How to Teach and Engage Students... with Zombies - Gamification Co | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
David Hunter's curriculum replaces the standard textbook with a zombie-based graphic novel and implements aspects of gamification into its lessons.
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Byki Gamifies Flash Cards for Foreign Languages - Gamification Co

Byki Gamifies Flash Cards for Foreign Languages - Gamification Co | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
Byki is a free anguage-learning application that uses a clever combination of animated flash cards and gamification to engage foreign language learners
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Gamification – a Real Re-Do for Instructional Tech?

Gamification – a Real Re-Do for Instructional Tech? | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
I am an anti-gaming supporter of games. Read why.
Jennifer Beard's insight:

Rehashing "old school" classroom teaching candy coated in gamification is equally ineffective as traditional pedagogy.

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Gamify with Gusto Presentation

Gamify with Gusto Presentation | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it

Gamifying With Gusto

Created by Susan Fisher and Jennifer Beard

Presented at GaETC 2012

Games can put context into why people participate in various real-life activities in the same way that they can engage kids to get lost in another world. Maybe you are interested in using the power of play to ignite the learning passion in your classrooms this year. This session is geared to take a closer look at how and why it works and provide you with some great resources to help you get the proverbial ball rolling!

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The Gamification Summit - FORA.tv - Partner

The Gamification Summit - FORA.tv - Partner | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
The Gamification Summit brings together top thought leaders in game mechanics and engagement science for the first time.
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Sticky and Photo Sharing for you - lino

Sticky and Photo Sharing for you - lino | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
lino is an online web sticky note service that can be used to post memos, to-do lists, ideas, and photos anywhere on an online web canvas. lino is a completely free service that runs on all popular web browsers.
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Right Question Institute - A Catalyst for Microdemocracy

Right Question Institute - A Catalyst for Microdemocracy | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
The Right Question Institute is a non-profit organization in Cambridge, MA focusing on education, healthcare, parent involvement, voter engagement and microdemocracy.
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Ideas to Inspire

Ideas to Inspire | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
Ideas for interactive and engaging lesson activities in a range of curriculum areas. Contributed by teachers from all around the world.
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Gamification and Stuff: Presentation for the Gamifier Meetup | Andrzej's Blog

Gamification and Stuff: Presentation for the Gamifier Meetup | Andrzej's Blog | Flipping and Gamifying your Class | Scoop.it
Well, as promised to those wonderful people who came to listen to me preach about Gamificaiton, here is the slide deck - all wrapped up in a pretty slide share thingy.
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