Tag: gamification

Nov 12

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are more amazing blog posts to read from this past week! Free Technology for Teachers: Using Icons to Help Organize Google Drive Folders Remember what your Google Drive looked like when you first started using it? It was neat, organized, and free of clutter. As you began to use Drive more frequently, you probably …

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Oct 24

Playing the Game of School

This post was originally published on the CORELaborate blog! I have heard it before and I agree, school can be considered a game. Think about it. Those kids who do the best have the game all figured out. You show up, do what the teachers tell you to do, be quiet, pretend to listen (or …

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Oct 22

Diigo Links (weekly)

More amazing blog posts worth reading! How we stopped using Accelerated Reader – Reading By Example This post describes how our school stopped using Accelerated Reader. This was not something planned; it seemed to happen naturally through our change process, like an animal shedding its skin. Video: Anti-Bullying Ad From Burger King | Larry Ferlazzo’s …

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Sep 18

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are more resources from this past week: On Authentic Reading Goals and Conversations | The silence envelops us a few minutes into class.  I look around and see one of my favorite sights in the world; kids reading. Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: It’s Class Load, Not Just Size, That Matters The 2017 school …

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Sep 10

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are this past week’s amazing resources (lots of good stuff here): Free Technology for Teachers: A Chemistry Rap and Five Resources to Help Students Learn the Periodic Table A few years ago my brother in-law Dr. Nathan Hnatiuk who teaches Organic Chemistry at Cedarville University shared this fun organic chemistry rap video on his …

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Sep 03

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are some awesome resources from this past week: Free Technology for Teachers: Where to Find and How to Use the New Kahoot Math Games Earlier this week Kahoot launched a new featured called Kahoot Studio. Studio is a curated collection of math games made by Kahoot and aligned to Common Core standards. In the …

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Jul 30

Diigo Links (weekly)

Lots more incredible resources and blog posts! Check the out: How A One-Second Strategy Can Motivate Your New Class – Smart Classroom Management Each student taps it on their way in. To an outsider it may appear to be a silly ritual. Cutesy, perhaps, but of no real consequence. Does the study of grammar improve …

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Jul 23

Diigo Links (weekly)

Check out these fabulous resources: On Reading Tasks | I used to ask students to write in their reader’s notebook for a few minutes every day after they finished reading.  Some days they could write about whatever, other days I had a specific prompt.  Just four minutes because four always seems less dau… 9 Ways …

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Jun 25

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are this week’s fabulous resources: Estes E2X (skill level 0) Rockets all 40% off from AC Supply tags:rockets rocketry estes science physics physical Main – 2020 Or Bust The impacts of climate change are already happening, and the actions we are taking are not enough to stay in the safety zone. Only one thing …

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Jun 04

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are this week’s resources: Video: “Top 10 Worlds Tallest Buildings” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… I’m adding this new video to The Best Sites To Learn About The World’s Tallest Buildings, and I have also completely revised and updated that list: Free Technology for Teachers: How to Invite Students to Google Classroom & …

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