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How Students Lead the Learning Experience at Democratic Schools

How Students Lead the Learning Experience at Democratic Schools

| October 10, 2014 | 95 Comments

The Fairhaven School, which opened its doors in 1998, has no tests or grades, and no assigned homework. Its goal is to help students develop two core traits: agency and autonomy.

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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 | 7 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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Measuring Students’ Self-Control: A ‘Marshmallow Test’ for the Digital Age

Measuring Students’ Self-Control: A ‘Marshmallow Test’ for the Digital Age

| September 15, 2014 | 31 Comments

Researchers hope that being able to accurately measure how well students resist digital temptations will help them learn about how “academic diligence” features in later life success.

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Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

| September 5, 2014 | 15 Comments

Check your hardware, find suitable games, play and learn from colleagues – tips for getting started with game-based learning.

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Video Games and the Future of the Textbook

Video Games and the Future of the Textbook

| August 15, 2014 | 20 Comments

Curriculum designers are rethinking not only the textbook, but educational content delivery in general.

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Welcome to Epic, A School Where Students Are Heroes On a Quest

Welcome to Epic, A School Where Students Are Heroes On a Quest

| August 4, 2014 | 23 Comments

At Epic charter middle school in Oakland, students are immersed in a game as soon as they step into the school on the first day.

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Literature, Ethics, Physics: It’s All In Video Games At This Norwegian School

Literature, Ethics, Physics: It’s All In Video Games At This Norwegian School

| July 21, 2014 | 25 Comments

Teachers at a Norwegian school use video games to teach everything from language and literature, to ethics, art, and science.

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How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom

How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom

| July 17, 2014 | 10 Comments

What if teachers used video games as texts? How can educators teach kids to think critically about the underlying messages in commercial games and leverage video games for their ability to engage students and provoke conversation.

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From Mars to Minecraft: Teachers Bring the Arcade to the Classroom

From Mars to Minecraft: Teachers Bring the Arcade to the Classroom

| July 10, 2014 | 4 Comments

Teachers have found many different ways of using digital games in the classroom. But what kind of games are these students playing? And how are teachers incorporating them in the classroom?

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Games Can Advance Education: A Conversation With James Paul Gee

Games Can Advance Education: A Conversation With James Paul Gee

| July 3, 2014 | 14 Comments

Games and learning champion James Paul Gee discusses literacy, systems thinking, education, socio-economic inequality, and, of course, video games.

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