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The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning explains key ideas in game-based learning, pedagogy, implementation, and assessment. This guide makes sense of the available research and provides suggestions for practical use.

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Research Shows Gains in ST Math Use

Research Shows Gains in ST Math Use

| November 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

A study of elementary school students using ST Math shows positive results on California state tests.

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How to Build a Better MOOC

How to Build a Better MOOC

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Massive open online courses have not lived up to the hype. There are, however, 50-year-old techniques to improve the experience and reach those who need education the most.

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How Digital Games Help Teachers Make Connections to Lessons and Students

How Digital Games Help Teachers Make Connections to Lessons and Students

| November 7, 2014 | 6 Comments

Teachers finding the most success are good at creatively connecting the game back to the curriculum, while allowing it to maintain the qualities of a good game.

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The Benefits of Students Teaching Students Through Online Video

The Benefits of Students Teaching Students Through Online Video

| November 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

The best student video tutorial creators are sometimes made the kids who’ve struggled the most to understand.

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Five Science Videos That Make You Think About Ethics, Habitat and Climate Change

Five Science Videos That Make You Think About Ethics, Habitat and Climate Change

| October 15, 2014 | 3 Comments

Awesome science videos to spark students’ interests in everything from wildlife protection to ocean acidification.

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How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

| September 17, 2014 | 6 Comments

Games played on mobile devices allow teachers to leverage all the information on the internet along with the lived experiences of people in real life.

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Can Students ‘Go Deep’ With Digital Reading?

Can Students ‘Go Deep’ With Digital Reading?

| September 9, 2014 | 75 Comments

Textbooks and other student reading material are increasingly going digital, but can students still interact with the text in ways that promote deep reading?

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One Teacher Lets Students Prove They’re Trustworthy With Devices

One Teacher Lets Students Prove They’re Trustworthy With Devices

| September 3, 2014 | 5 Comments

Meet a teacher who’s ready to shift responsibility to her low-income students.

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What Do Schools Risk By Going ‘Full Google’?

What Do Schools Risk By Going ‘Full Google’?

| August 28, 2014

Google launches new tools for teachers and expands its brand among students.

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