Tag Archive: Gbl

Mar 14

World of Warcraft Interview!

Thanks for Kae Novak, a true games master, I was interviewed by Classcraft about how I use Lucas Gillispie’s World of Warcraft in Schools curriculum with my 6th graders! While I gamify my Science classes, the class I teach where 6th graders play World of Warcraft is an example of Game-Based Learning or GBL as …

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Feb 28

School as a Game

This post was originally published on the WA CORELaborate site! In a way, school is already a game. Think about it. Think about your top performing or A students. They have figured out how to play the game of school. They know how to complete assignments, turn in their homework, do well on quizzes and …

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Feb 26

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are some more excellent resources: Free Technology for Teachers: All About Bison There is a chilling scene in Dances With Wolves in which Kevin Costner’s character and the Lakota Indians come over a hill to see hundreds of bison carcasses left to rot on the plains. I have, on occasion, shown that scene to …

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Jan 30

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here’s another week of incredible resources! Check them out: Start with the child… – What Ed Said Start with the child, not the curriculum. Schooling is currently organised the wrong way around. The curriculum becomes the structure for the learning and is delivered via a timetable. Yet we know that every child is different so …

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Jan 09

Diigo Links (weekly)

Check out these fabulous resources: Here Are Two Activities I’ll Be Doing With My ELL Students The Day We Come Back From Break | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… Cellphones clearly have a place in the classroom, but they also have to be kept in their place (see The Best Posts On Student Cellphone …

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Jan 01

Diigo Links (weekly)

Happy New Year! Here are some new year’s resources to sift through: 20 Best VR Apps for Google Cardboard tags:vr apps google cardboard google-cardboard google_cardboard googlecardboard Game Schooling I’ve mentioned before that we rely heavily on game-based learning in our homeschool. Earlier this year, my daughter was struggling with coin identification and value. We had …

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Dec 12

Diigo Links (weekly)

Check out these resources that I curated from last week: Growth Mindset Memes: You are the architect of your brain. Today’s cat was inspired by this article at This Nifty Infographic Is a Great Introduction to Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Therapy which features an infographic from Alta Mira Recovery Programs. Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: #TrumpEducation …

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Nov 01

Diigo Links (weekly)

Here are some more awesome resources! Foldables tags:foldables notebook notebooks notebooking reading http://www.csun.edu/~krowlands/Content/Academic_Resources/Foldables/Basic%20Foldables.pdf tags:foldables notebook notebooks notebooking reading https://blogs.edutech.nodak.edu/badlandsreadingcouncil/files/2012/03/math-foldables.pdf tags:foldables notebook notebooks notebooking math mathematics Ikaros: First Successful Solar Sail tags:solar power power sail solar sun earth space astronomy JAXA | Small Solar Power Sail Demonstrator “IKAROS” tags:solar power power sail solar sun earth space …

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Oct 24

Diigo Links (weekly)

More amazing resources! Check these out: Sketchnoting in an Earth Science Classroom – tags:earth earth science science sketchnote sketchnotes sketchnoting Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Good Tools for Scheduling Follow-up Meetings After Parent-Teacher Conferences Parent-teacher conference season will be upon us shortly. Most schools have a system in place for scheduling the conferences so that …

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Oct 10

Diigo Links (weekly)

More excellent resources and great reads! Free Technology for Teachers: My Favorite Tools for Creating Screencast Videos – Updated AZ Screen Recorder is a fantastic free app for creating screencasts on your Android phone or tablet. Unlike a lot of Android screencasting apps AZ Screen Recorder does not require you to have root access to …

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