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Pushing Beyond The VR Field Trip

Emerging Opportunities for VR in the ClassroomThe idea of virtual reality in the classroom is becoming more mainstream as evidenced by its omnipresence at this year's Educause conference. How of

  • December 08, 2016|
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Who Wants To Play A Game?

Let’s Play Games!Students love to play games; it’s something they’re drawn to naturally. Educators are increasingly leveraging these game-playing tendencies to better engage students in clas

  • October 20, 2016|
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Make the Summer Fun Last Year Round

Summertime: when the minds of students, parents, and even teachers turn to fun rather than academic endeavors. Thinking about strategies to incorporate fun into school time in meaningful ways can offe

  • October 17, 2016|
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Game-Based Benefits At All Ages

Applied Learning Drives EngagementThe ability to move beyond theory to practice is important for engaging students and for ensuring that they are prepared to step into future work roles. Digital g

  • September 15, 2016|
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Pre-K Partnerships Preventing Gaps

Early Education Intervention May Help Close Learning Gaps Sesame Workshop and IBM have partnered to come up with innovative, technology-driven ways of better engaging and educating pre-schoo

  • September 07, 2016|
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Dissemination Of Gamification

Students Game for Gamification in the ClassroomUse cases demonstrate that gamification in the classroom can boost both learning and engagement. But it can be tough to see gamification take hold in

  • September 06, 2016|
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Use The Summer For PD

How Are You Honing Your Skills This Summer?Ross Cooper, supervisor of instructional practice K-12 in the Salisbury Township School District in Allentown, Pennsylvania, shares his personal developm

  • August 09, 2016|
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Classrooms Level Up

Let’s Play Games!A recent Speak Up report from Project Tomorrow indicates that 48 percent of responding teachers are using games as part of their instruction—up from 23 percent just five years

  • August 05, 2016|
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Economic And Effective VR Solutions

Going Virtual in Meaningful WaysWhy invest in infrastructure when students can use their own devices? That's the philosophy of Nearpod Inc., a startup that has launched virtual-reality lessons tha

  • July 19, 2016|
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Fixing Classroom Feng Shui

For Classroom Configurations, Form Should Follow FunctionWhile many modern era classrooms are still configured in the same manner that they have been for decades—with the instructor standing in

  • June 17, 2016|
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