Gamification in the Classroom: Today’s Featured Game is Blooket.com. What a great way to boost engagement and motivation while reviewing material, formative checks, vocab and fact skills, etc…! Gamification in the classroom is a refreshing approach for students to have deliberate practice (effect size .79) and feedback (effect size .70).
Does your dashboard have courses in it that you don’t want to see? You can hide courses so you only see the courses you want to see.
Click on coursesin left side menu bar. Then click all courses(toward the bottom of your list of courses). Then you star the ones that you want to see in your dashboard. Unstar the ones that you want to hide.
General Computer Skills: Bookmarking
Is your bookmark bar out of control? Watch this 2 minute video for ideas on how to organize your bookmarks.
Questioning Sequences in the Classroom: Ask targeted questions to enhance students reasoning skills and increase rigor in classrooms. Use a four-phase questioning sequence to help students make claims, build sound arguments, and provide evidence to support their points.
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