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October 15, 2014

Integrate Games Into Learning



5 Ways to Introduce Game-Based Learning
Learn how to design effective rewards that get kids ready and excited for learning. (Photo credit: Institute of Play)

Yes! You Can Use Games to Assess
Discover five tactics to make lessons as sticky and engaging as games.

Use Gaming Principles to Engage Students
How might we make our content as engaging as games? Discover five secrets from game designers.

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: MADE WITH PLAY

Watch this VideoEveryone Is a Participant
Watch how one teacher curbs school-wide bullying by helping her students design an anti-bullying campaign of their own. (4:02 mins.)

 

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Just Breathe: When Teachers Practice Mindfulness
 

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9 Apps for Virtual Field TripsCan't get your school on board with that field trip to Rome? Use these 9 apps to get there instead.
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WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE CLASSROOM HACK?

Tips to Make a Teacher's Job Easier Educators are the most resourceful people we know, and we'd like to tap into that expertise to gather the best classroom hacks. Share yours and you could win a Nexus 7 tablet.

WEEKLY GIVEAWAY

Make Posters, Banners, and Cutouts Last LongerPrize: VariQuest Mini Laminator ($159.99 value!)
Deadline:  October 19, 2014

Enter the Giveaway

 

GRANTS & RESOURCES

The Trust Challenge: Connected Learning Technology Development Grants
The Trust Challenge encourages educational institutions to develop tools that foster trust in connected learning environments. Projects that include collaboration between multiple organizations and have the potential to scale are given preference.
Prize: Range from $5,000 technology grants, and development grants between $10,000 and $150,000.
Deadline: November 3, 2014, 5:00 p.m. PST/8:00 p.m. EST

Check out the big list of Educational Grants and Resources, updated weekly.

EVENTS

 WEBINAR  Level Up Learning: The Players, Practices, and Perceptions of Teaching with Digital Games
Hosted by: edWeb.net
When: October 20, 2014, 1:00 p.m. PDT / 4:00 p.m. EDT

See more Educational Webinars, Unconferences, and Conferences, also updated weekly.

 

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