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Update to Symbaloo’s Lesson Plan Site

Symbaloo has been hard at work making some great updates to their Lesson Plan site. I will cover some of the basics in this post. You are going to like this. First update is the starting window. There is a … Continue reading

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Game ON! part III

In some ways the last three elements are the most connected to learning. 9. Skills This element is straightforward. What do you want the students to do better? Design the challenges around that skill set. The challenges can be “quizzes” … Continue reading

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Game ON! part II

Gamification is not a simple change. Some of the elements I cover today are challenging. 5. Collaborative Solving Do you remember playing Super Mario Bros. on Nintendo? Remember how you found out about the secret blocks with coins, the levels … Continue reading

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Game ON!

Gamification does not mean you turn your whole class into a game. You can, but gamification does not have to be that drastic. Using the ideas or components of gamification to get students more engaged in the lesson can enhance … Continue reading

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