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How quest-based learning is improving student achievement

How quest-based learning is improving student achievement | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

There is a common imperative given to teachers to leave no child behind. This alludes to getting all of our students to similar levels of proficiency by year’s end. But in a system that relies on a traditional linear grade book approach to learning, is ensuring that no child be left behind actually keeping them from accelerating their education? According to proponents of quest-based learning, the answer is yes.


Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Part of the increasing gamification movement. 

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Jean-Baptiste Houdart's curator insight, April 20, 2014 3:13 AM

Interesting new instructional theory worth keeping track of. Quest Based Learning is a great opportunity to engage learners through fun and challenging activities.

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, April 20, 2014 2:15 PM

Thanks, Susan Bainbridge!

Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, April 20, 2014 7:02 PM

This continues to take a hard look at Game Based Learning with emphasis on questioning, achieving mastery through questioning and feedback.

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Researchers debate gaming's effects on the brain | eSchool News

Researchers debate gaming's effects on the brain | eSchool News | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A U.K. study that compared teenage video gamers found that those who played video games frequently have more gray matter in the area of the brain known to be associated with rewards and decision-making, which raises the question of whether gaming...

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