Tag: gamification

Education Tech

Gamification tools that increase student engagement

July 27, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Who out there doesn’t enjoy some form of game? Whether it be watching or playing a sport, a card game, a board game, or video games, most people would say they at least enjoy one. Games are part of many […]

Education Tech

3 edtech trends to watch in 2022

March 29, 2022

Via: eCampus News

It is impossible to exaggerate how much the edtech sector is growing – in fact, exploding might be a better word! The edtech market in the UK is now estimated to be £3.2bn following growth during 2020 of more than […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Using gamification to improve schoolwide behavior

December 26, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Now that online games have become so popular among K-12 students, school and district administrators can use gamification techniques to create a positive school climate and encourage positive behavior by individual students who have differing needs. Shawn Young, co-founder and […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

12 Examples Of Gamification In The Classroom

April 25, 2017

Via: TeachThought

Everyone loves games. Albert Einstein himself indicated they are the most elevated form of investigation. He knew games are avenues for something deeper and more meaningful than a childish waste of time. Games promote situated learning, or in other words, […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms, News

How gamification is driving learning space design

March 23, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Gamification is moving from simple novelty to a valid pedagogical approach that can deliver powerful learning experiences in higher education and K-12 classrooms alike—and this growth has led to changes in how educators approach their classrooms and physical learning spaces. […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

3 ways to revamp lessons for the interactive learner

February 20, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Today’s students are a uniquely interactive group. Most of the 80 million Americans who are part of the millennial generation—a group that comprises the lion’s share of today’s student population—can’t remember a time when they didn’t have instant access to […]

Education Tech

Front Row Education Survey Finds ‘Game-Like’ Tech Attracts Students

June 10, 2016

Via: Education News

A recently released survey from Front Row Education has found educational technology to be increasingly popular among K-8 students as a result of a “game-like feel.”  In addition, students are found to be more focused when using this technology than […]

Education Tech, News

Microsoft replacing MinecraftEDU with new education edition

January 21, 2016

Via: eSchool News

Starting this summer, classrooms hooked on MinecraftEDU will be given the option of migrating to a new education-focused Minecraft title, recently announced by Microsoft who has acquired the rights to MinecraftEDU from Teacher Gaming, a Finnish company. The rebranded title, […]