By: Bob Hand. Successful gamification involves introducing elements of games into rigorous academic lesson planning—but merely introducing games into the classroom is not necessarily an effective approach to gamification.
It comes as no surprise that many are seeking ways to introduce new and innovative EdTech games into their curriculum. Should you join them in giving it a try?
Classcraft, a classroom role-playing game that places students on real-life teams to improve SEL outcomes and student engagement, today announced a new round of funding. Learn more here.
Teaching students to understand public policy can be a challenge, but few topics have as great a power to affect the long-term health of a society. Here are six strategies to help educators teach policy and civic engagement.
By Scott Nadzan - How can teachers take the flipped learning model to the next level? The answer involves creating short-form, engaging and interactive videos that students actually want to watch, and encouraging students to create their own video content.
The SXSWedu PanelPicker is open from now until Friday, August 25. Take a second to register, click to give these sessions the thumbs up and share what you voted for on Twitter!
By: Vadim Polikov. As a research scientist, I firmly believe in using original academic research to validate hypotheses and systems to make implementation of new concepts easy for educators.
We published close to 500 blog posts in 2016. That's a lot of reading, so we compiled our favorite posts from this year to make it a little easier to catch up on any important ideas you may have missed.
By: Jerry Dilettuso. Despite our best efforts, retention rates at postsecondary educational institutions haven’t markedly improved in more than eight years. Here are three steps for improving higher education student engagement.
More than 1000 people gathered in NYC to talk personalized learning, gamification, and the future of HigherEd at NYC EdTech Week. Highlights included deep dive in blockchain, think tanks and a Gallery of Innovation featuring 40 EdTech companies.