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Alison Anderson is a Media Specialist at The Madeleine School. Follow her on twitter at @tedrosececi.

Classcraft Gamifies Classroom Culture

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In this new game, Classcraft, the more students do well in class, not only academically but by supporting their classmates' learning, the more they gain points by succeeding with real positive actions, such as bringing notes to an exam.

New Common Core Math Missions Launch on Khan Academy

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Today, Khan announced they decided to take the harder of the two roads and are proud to announce their comprehensive set of new student missions directly linked to the Common Core Kindergarten thru High School Math Standards.

HigherEd Adaptive Learning Comes to the US with Smart Sparrow

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Most professors wanted to teach online but were unhappy with the available tools that offered a limited experience, took away their control over the learning objects and provided very little feedback on student understanding and achievement.

Online Learning Works for Student Athletes

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Online learning is not just for "certain" students- the real beauty of it that is allows school to work for students in new and innovative ways. That definitely includes the students who are motivated to succeed in athletics as well as the classroom.

The Maker Spirit is Alive in Portland ( at #ipdx14 )

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Great educators here in Portland are getting excited and ready to kick off their next two days of learning together- definitely feeling moved by the maker spirit.

Cook Up a Batch of Blended Learning With Us

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So crack open the BLIG 2.0, gather up your laptop or tablet and head on over to the Cook Up A Batch of Blended Learning Workshop while you are SXSWedu. You’ll leave with resources and a plan to start implementing blended learning into your school immediately. Just don’t forget your apron.

There’s a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With...

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These days, the word “maker” can be interchanged for “constructivist” and the Maker Movement is really starting to sweep the country.

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