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How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

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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Teaching Strategies

How Looking at Student Work Keeps Teachers and Kids on Track

How Looking at Student Work Keeps Teachers and Kids on Track

Regularly looking at student work throughout the creation process gives teachers insight into how the project is hitting home and gives students important feedback.

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Making Students Partners in Data-Driven Approaches to Learning

Making Students Partners in Data-Driven Approaches to Learning

| September 8, 2014 | 4 Comments

Increasingly educators are relying on student data to make instructional decisions, but how much more useful could that information be in the hands of students themselves?

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What If Teachers Were Charged With Setting School Direction?

What If Teachers Were Charged With Setting School Direction?

| September 5, 2014 | 4 Comments

It may take awhile to come to consensus on tough issues, but teachers at Mission Hill School say the process helps them air out bad feelings that can poison the community.

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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 | 9 Comments

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

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How to Turn Your School Into a Maker Haven

How to Turn Your School Into a Maker Haven

| September 4, 2014 | 10 Comments

Bringing making into school classrooms is as simple as taking the first step, no matter how small.

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A Look Inside New Orleans Schools, Run Almost Entirely By Charter Companies

A Look Inside New Orleans Schools, Run Almost Entirely By Charter Companies

| September 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

What would a school district run entirely by charter companies look like? Keep an eye on New Orleans for the answer.

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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 | 4 Comments

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

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How do Unschoolers Turn Out?

How do Unschoolers Turn Out?

| September 2, 2014 | 68 Comments

Unschoolers weigh in on how their lives have evolved, including college, career, and overall happiness.

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Unplugging Computer Science to Spark Curiosity For Root Concepts

Unplugging Computer Science to Spark Curiosity For Root Concepts

| August 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

Students tackle tough computer science concepts by embodying the computational thinking behind them, all without ever touching a computer.

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Need Help Picking the Right Learning Game? Some Things to Consider

Need Help Picking the Right Learning Game? Some Things to Consider

| August 29, 2014 | 4 Comments

Understanding gaming genres can help teachers pick the right one for specific learning goals.

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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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