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Some interesting ways to help engage, encourage, and motivate students.

Minecraft and Game Based Learning. Beyond Minecraft: Games That Inspire Building and Exploration. By Tanner Higgin, Graphite The success and popularity of Minecraft in and out of classrooms is no surprise.

Beyond Minecraft: Games That Inspire Building and Exploration

It’s one of the best examples of the potential of learning with games because it embraces exploration, discovery, creation, collaboration, and problem-solving while allowing teachers to shepherd play toward any subject area. But Minecraft is not the only game of this kind. FlipCards - Flashcard app for memory training for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad on the iTunes App Store. A Free Search Engine for Learning. Move to Think: Why kids need more movement for brain function & what we can do about it. - Yogapeutics.

5 Hands-On Experiments to Teach Kids About Chemical Reactions. What is Chemistry?

5 Hands-On Experiments to Teach Kids About Chemical Reactions

Chemistry can be defined as the study of matter and how that matter undergoes change. That is a pretty boring definition that leaves out all the fun and excitement that comes with studying chemistry. Chemistry is all around you; it explains baking and why an apple turns brown when cut open. GabrielleTrinca : Engaging the active learner. ... The 10 best classroom tools for gathering feedback - Daily Genius. If students designed their own schools...