This post first appeared on ISTE Connects. … I gave my students an assignment to play Minecraft together, hoping it would build community and encourage teamwork in our face-to-face classroom… and asked students to work together in our shared world to build me an office completely underwater … Most of my students could recall group projects or PowerPoint presentations that were […]
Check out this capture of Richard Byrne’s session from Doug Kiang using Sketch Notes.
This post first appeared on Edudemic. I am a teacher, a developer, a parent, and a techie. I love technology in all its forms. Part of my role at my school is to ask, what is the benefit of technology in the classroom? The more I ask this question, the more I realize that it […]
This post first appeared on Edudemic. Game designers have mastered certain tricks that make games so addictive that people can’t stop playing them. Here are the top five secrets that game designers know, and some tips on how you can use these same game dynamics to make learning in your classroom as addictive as gaming. […]
This post first appeared on Edudemic. “You are a liar and I will never, ever, trust you again!” The student rose to his feet at the conclusion of a role-playing simulation in our negotiation class, pointing across the room at another student who had misled the other team and then changed his own vote. The […]