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Our Blog Content by Category - Games Based Learning

Our Blog Content by Category - Games Based Learning | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Developing Games with Young People. Please follow @paulladley on Twitter, games-ED on Pinterest and like games-ED'sFacebook and Google+ pages for blog updates and interesting games based learning findings.
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All things game design ...All!

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6 Outstanding Augmented Reality Apps for Science Teachers ~ EdTech and MLearning

6 Outstanding Augmented Reality Apps for Science Teachers ~ EdTech and MLearning | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Augmented Reality (AR) technologies are making some huge leaps into the educational landscape transforming the way teaching and learning are taking place. Educators and teachers are increasingly adopting AR technologies in their classrooms. As extensions of the physical world,  AR technologies amplify its dimensions and bring life to its static constituents. There are a variety of ways you can use AR in your class. For instance, you can use them to take your students into virtual field trips, visit world museums, animate and enrich textbook content and many more.

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6 Blended Learning Models: When Blended Learning Is What’s Up For Successful Students - eLearning Industry

6 Blended Learning Models: When Blended Learning Is What’s Up For Successful Students - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Wondering about Blended Learning models? Check 6 Blended Learning models from which to choose and implement a delivery system that works for your students. 

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How Blended Learning Is Changing Teaching, Teachers, and Classrooms - BAM! Radio Network

How Blended Learning Is Changing Teaching, Teachers, and Classrooms - BAM! Radio Network | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
What is blended learning? Our guest says that it's much more that bringing technology into the classroom. Learn more.

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6 Tips For Serious Game Development For Non-Game Designers - eLearning Industry

6 Tips For Serious Game Development For Non-Game Designers - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Want to know how to do your Serious Game Development without being a game designer? Check 6 tips for Serious Game Development using ITyStudio. 
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Conquering The Isolation Of The Online Classroom - eLearning Industry

Conquering The Isolation Of The Online Classroom - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Wondering how to conquer the isolation of the Online Classroom? Check these asynchronous learning activities to beat the isolation of the online classroom. 
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Teaching is relational. If a teacher can be replaced my a computer, she should be.
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20+ resources for engaging game-based learning

20+ resources for engaging game-based learning | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Bringing aspects of games into the classroom can be highly motivational and engaging, making content stick. Here are some resources.
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Brillliant piece!

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63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/design-the-learning-of-your-learners-students-ideas/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, February 4, 7:39 AM
63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World
Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 4, 9:42 AM

More like 63 Things Everyone should know in this Digital World, interesting.

Charli Wiggill's curator insight, February 4, 12:07 PM

How well are you preparing your students for life in an increasingly digital world?

#MIEExpert #MIEExperts

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LightUp .... Circuits and Augmented Reality

LightUp .... Circuits and Augmented Reality | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
LightUp is new to the educational technology community.  I learned about LightUp at FETC and this week was able to finally share it with my students. If only we had more kits.....
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John Hattie & His High Impact Strategies

John Hattie & His High Impact Strategies | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
John Hattie's review of research revealed that teachers make a difference to how well kids do at school despite other hurdles they may face. Discover why
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Hattie is on target.

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Time for some 'high impact' training!

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Gameplay Programming Best Practices - eLearning Industry

Gameplay Programming Best Practices - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Want to know how to succeed in Gameplay programming? Check how to succeed in Gameplay programming by implementing these best practices. 

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Columbia Public Schools: The Making of a Math Culture

Columbia Public Schools: The Making of a Math Culture | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
How Columbia Public Schools is intentionally creating a math experience for all students that is challenging, rewarding and consistent.
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3 Mistakes You’re Making When Giving Feedback on Student Writing

3 Mistakes You’re Making When Giving Feedback on Student Writing | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
My guess is that at some point all teachers have made—or still make—these simple mistakes when giving feedback on students’ work. Fortunately, there are quick ways we can remedy t…
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Not guilty! I record audio files in which I critique each piece as I go. Students actually pay attention to audio comments. 

I also do not give grades. The final piece is graded, and includes a portion of grade for correction done or not done rom the critique.

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My guess is that at some point all teachers have made—or still make—these simple mistakes when giving feedback on students’ work. This article gives useful tips to remedy this - take a look …

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How to become a teacher who innovates

How to become a teacher who innovates | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Have you ever thought, "I'm not one of those innovative, creative teachers?" Innovation is a skill. Build it like a muscle. Here are some ideas.
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This a gentle, simple introduction to the notion that innovation skills can be developed. Our urban myth is that innovation and creativity belongs to the select few. Creativity and innovation skills can be learned. Like all skills they take time and effort. Like all skills the initial stages are satisfying but also sometimes frustrating.

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Pixar and Khan Academy Release Free Online Course for Aspiring Animators | Make:

Pixar and Khan Academy Release Free Online Course for Aspiring Animators | Make: | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
If you've ever wanted to know how the animators at Pixar do it, then you need to check out the Pixar in a Box classes from Khan Academy.

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Fausto Cantu's curator insight, February 11, 8:13 AM

Cursos gratis de Pixar?

Juan Jose Trujeque Garrido's curator insight, February 12, 6:47 AM

Hello, I can enter the course to take? that paguina I can see well the requirements to enter the course.

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The NEW Google Forms: 9 classroom uses

The NEW Google Forms: 9 classroom uses | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
The new Google Forms makes classroom activities more efficient and more attractive. Here are 9 ways you can use Google Forms.
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Matt Miller is golden!

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Teacher Experts: 9 EdTech Tools To Help You Succeed - eLearning Industry

Teacher Experts: 9 EdTech Tools To Help You Succeed - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Interested in some amazing EdTech Tools that can help you succeed? Check these 9 EdTech Tools, as selected by teachers and other edTech experts. 
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6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2016

6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2016 | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Each of these tools can make your teaching more efficient and effective, and your students' learning deeper and more engaging. Come take a look.
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Socrates: The Father Of Instructional Design And Still Pointing The Way - eLearning Industry

Socrates: The Father Of Instructional Design And Still Pointing The Way - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Want to know why Socrates is the father of Instructional Design? Check why Socrates is the father of Instructional Design and still pointing the way. 
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Learning for its own sake.
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20 ways Snagit can improve life in the classroom

20 ways Snagit can improve life in the classroom | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
Capturing images and videos lets students and teachers create some great classroom experiences. Snagit's Chrome extension is a great free tool for that.
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Computing At School | Computational Thinking - A guide for teachers

Computing At School | Computational Thinking - A guide for teachers | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

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[Gust MEES]: Please check ALSO my #ICT #PracTICE <===>https://gustmees.wordpress.com/.../design-the-learning.../

 
 
 
 
 
 

<===> #PLN #Collaboration #PKM #SocialMedia #Design #DesignTHINKing#CriticalTHINKing #ProactiveTHINKing #DigitalCitiZENship #CyberSecurity#LEARNing2LEARN #Organization #Blogging

 

 


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Allan Shaw's curator insight, January 31, 7:49 PM

For those in Australia or places other than the UK who would like to understand more about what occurs in other places, this guide published in the UK aims to help develop a shared understanding of the teaching of computational thinking in schools. It presents a conceptual framework of computational thinking, describes pedagogic approaches for teaching and offers guides for assessment.

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, February 4, 8:12 AM

Time has to be given to teachers to learn, be a part of and use this in meaningful ways.

junewall's curator insight, February 10, 6:37 PM

An overview with top level examples of what each aspect of computational thinking is about. I particularly note that while the examples are in respect to programming (mostly) all of the strategies or actions can be used in all subjects not just ICT. 

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5 Tips To Create Your First eCourse Like A Pro - eLearning Industry

5 Tips To Create Your First eCourse Like A Pro - eLearning Industry | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Want to know how to create your first eCourse like a pro? Check 5 key tips to learn how to create your first eCourse like a professional. 

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When Virtual Reality Meets Education

When Virtual Reality Meets Education | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it

Educators and students alike are seeking an ever-expanding immersive landscape, where students engage with teachers and each other in transformative experiences through a wide spectrum of interactive resources. In this educational reality, VR has a definitive place of value.


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Tony Guzman's curator insight, January 28, 12:02 PM

This article shares how virtual reality is slowly showing up in education. Are we ready for this disruption?

Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, February 3, 1:38 PM

While statistics on VR use in K-­12 schools and colleges have yet to be gathered, the steady growth of the market is reflected in the surge of companies solely dedicated to providing schools with packaged educational curriculum, content, teacher training and technological tools to support VR­-based instruction in the classroom.

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, February 10, 11:44 AM

It seems we can hope to use it also in education pretty soon. 

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President Calls on Country to Deliver CS Education to All Students -- THE Journal

President Calls on Country to Deliver CS Education to All Students -- THE Journal | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
President Obama said he wants to see a stronger commitment to computer science in American schools, and he's laid out a new initiative to make that a reality.
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Tinkercad & laser printers ... maker spaces, meet coding!

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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, February 3, 12:07 AM

Rural, Urban, Distant, Tribal, Minority.... all students

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How to Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory

How to Turn Your Classroom into an Idea Factory | Transformational Teaching and Technology | Scoop.it
By Suzie Boss The following suggestions for turning K-12 classrooms into innovation spaces come from Bringing Innovation to School: Empowering Students to
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Willy Wonka, here we come!

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Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, February 3, 2:29 AM

Learning doesn't just take place sitting at desk in front of the blackboard.

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Speak Every Language with Real-Time Translation!

Share on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1tNYk7S From the printing press to the smartphone, mankind has made numerous revolutions in communication. Is real-time tr...
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We are rapidly approaching (1-3 years) a fundamental shift in language teaching. Will formal language teaching become a niche activity in the most prosperous nations?

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