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A Practical Way To Apply Gamification In The Classroom

I haven’t noticed it before, but it is being used in our daily life in all sorts of ways. After a lot of reading, I tried to implement gamification in my classes. I would like to share with you this experience of applying gamification in the classroom; a very practical approach which costs nothing and the results are priceless. Students today are digital natives; not like their digital immigrant teachers. As a science teacher, I have noticed that students lose their attention very quickly or seem to have no motivation to learn the curriculum's topics: That’s even before the mental challenges required by the science subject. Doodle Art, Explore the magic of the doodle! PixTeller - Image Maker. Storyboard Creator. MinecraftEdu.

The Minecraft Teacher. MinecraftEdu & Minecraft: Education Edition minecraftedu: As you might have already heard, Microsoft will be acquiring MinecraftEdu.

The Minecraft Teacher

You can read their announcement here. We’ll be posting FAQ on our website later today but here are some quick facts for MinecraftEdu users: You can keep using MinecraftEdu as long as you like.MinecraftEdu sales will continue normally for now.MinecraftEdu owners will be offered one year of the new Education Edition for free.MinecraftEdu Hosted Servers will keep working, and can still sign up for one.TeacherGaming won’t be going anywhere and we have new exciting plans for the future! We wanted to take the opportunity and share our thoughts on the matter. This morning we made the announcement that Microsoft is acquiring MinecraftEdu. We recently received this letter in our mailbox, and I thought I’d share my reply.

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For education Engage your students in app creation and deliver cross-curricular learning in schools, colleges and university. Teachers - use app creation in curriculum-based activities. Access the Academy Dashboard to track students' progress and download lesson plans. Tagul - Word Cloud Art. Interactive Coloring Pages. 11 Quick and Amazing ways to use PowToon in your Classroom by PowToon! I recently read a study on creativity that blew my mind: “A major factor in creativity is education: not whether you had a “good” or “expensive” or “public” education, but whether you were encouraged to develop your creativity starting at an early age and continuing throughout your school years.” – Adobe.Inc We saw this first-hand, when Edson Tellez, a volunteer teacher in rural Mexico, wrote to us about how PowToon changed the way his students viewed the world, “they’re getting more creative, more receptive, and more dynamic in each class.”

11 Quick and Amazing ways to use PowToon in your Classroom by PowToon!

The mind blowing fact is that developing creativity is the number one determining factor in the overall success of your students! Even if you teach in the most affluent school, with the most high end gadgets - your students are still only as good as the instructions given to them. They are only as good as the lesson you present and the creativity you encourage.

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Discussion Questions and Projects for Use With Any Film that is a Work of Fiction

" Before asking the questions, have the class identify the major characters. In addition, these questions can also be limited to one or more characters. Characterization is delineated through: (1) the character's thoughts, words, speech patterns, and actions; (2) the narrator's description; and (3) the thoughts, words, and actions of other characters. When students analyze character, they should be reminded to have these three sources in mind. Adapted from California English-Language Arts Content Standards - Grade 7, Reading 3.3 1. This question can be modified by naming the character which is the subject of the question. 21. [This question is designed to be asked after question #2.] 4. [This question can be limited to one particular character.] 7. [Try modifying the question by naming the character or a group of characters.] 9. Interactive Video Learning. Student response, Assessment tools.

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5 Excellent Tools to Convert Photos to Cartoons

You can cartoonize your photo in one click. It is very easy and totally free! You need simply to select your photo from the button below, and in the second step you choose the cartoon effect. 2- Befunky This is another awesome web tool that allows users to not only cartoonize their pictures but also customize them the way they want by using different effects and colors. 3- Cartoon, Pho.To. PowToon, free business presentation software animated video maker and PowerPoint alternative.