Why not look past our beliefs that games are about shooting, killing, and other bad things, and allow ourselves to become jealous of the success games are enjoying while teaching children and adults alike how to research, learn, fail, succeed, teach, communicate, and graduate (level up) to new frontiers?
All Blog Posts With learning Tag or Category
September 02, 2014
August 29, 2014
What is your teaching masterpiece? When you started teaching, what did you think the perfect teacher was? Has it changed? Read Amy Smith's version of a masterpiece and consider what changes you've undergone.
August 27, 2014
Students write less but remember more concepts when they take notes by hand, a new study finds.
August 20, 2014
What good are standards if students don't understand them? Students need to understand the expectations, in a language that makes sense to them, so why not have them rewrite them?
August 19, 2014
Innovations in learning are creating more of a good thing and supporting great learning environments for students and teachers.
August 18, 2014
Badges are a visual representation of demonstrated knowledge, they provide an efficient way for employer groups to signal requirements for job clusters and a way for learners to accumulate and share a growing portfolio of skills.
August 15, 2014
This shift to personal digital learning is inevitable; nearly all of our kids already live in the personal digital future. Combining organizational design, technology integration, and large-scale change management is challenging and complex, but it can be done.
August 15, 2014
Have you ever needed to know something, but didn't know where to start? Have you ever wanted to change what you are doing in the classroom, but were short on inspiration? Being connected opens a world of possibilities to educators that make them and their classrooms infinitely more prepared for our current world.
August 13, 2014
We take ourselves so seriously. It is an important job. But what every teacher needs to remember since day one is that mistakes will be made and the only thing we can hope for is progress. So what will you learn from today?
August 01, 2014
Under the most challenging circumstances in the country, the EAA has created better learning options for Detroit students.