Taylorsville • Minecraft explorers worldwide excavate sand to smelt into glass, diamonds to hone into swords and redstone to power millions of digital creations. Amber Palmer’s fifth-graders visit the Minecraft universe to dig into U.S. history. At the beginning of the school year, the Bennion Elementary students learned about explorers and land charters, which they had to request from Queen Palmer to begin their virtual building on iPads. (Later, the ...
GlassLab, a project of the Institute Of Play, continues to be a leader in game based learning. By connecting experienced commercial game designers/developers with learning/assessment experts they are re-imagining the next generation of not only educational and learning games, but also learning platforms in general. The newest tablet game from GlassLab [...]
“Game based learning” is a misleading term. After all, gaming always involves learning. You learn who the bad guys are, how to shoot, how to jump, how to run, where the secret portals are. Gaming is constant learning. Life is also constant learning. You’re learning when you scroll through your Facebook [...]
Higher education institutions are prodigious content producers. Although there are long-standing policies in place to permit the curation of instructional content and of the transactional artifacts of the learning experience, librarians have traditionally concentrated more attention on research. This stance is quite justifiable given the massive amount of research data being generated today as a result of revised data-planning requirements by grant-funding agencies. However, with the tacit rules governing instruction and with market pressures rapidly evolving, has the time come for librarians to intentionally curate instructional content, in all its unwieldy diversity? And as we come to better understand the lasting value of data analytics, what would be the consequences of inaction?
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Catanzaro - (Adnkronos) - "Occorre trasmettere le conoscenze parlando il linguaggio dei giovani - ha dichiarato l'assessore alla Cultura Mario Caligiuri, ed ha aggiunto - vogliamo anche creare una rete di 'democrazia diretta', con i giovani studenti...
Una ragazza realizza un video come compito a scuola per sensibilizzare sul tema del cyberbullismo e si inventa la storia di un suicidio con tanto di finta pagina facebook: per questo viene sospesa da scuola. Una storia un po' particolare e che fa discutere