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Check out the ISTE Professional Learning Network's latest season of web events, presented by members for members on topics ranging from digital citizenship to gamification and global collaboration.
Watch this Ignite talk to learn how you can boost student motivation and engagement with a badging program.
Gamification — the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-game contexts — has tremendous potential to engage students.
With Game Day, educators offer students a learning activity they'll love and a professional development session that demonstrates how to use games as instructional tools.
With the goal of empowering students at the forefront, our district is implementing the new ISTE Standards for Students across our PK-12 school district. Here are five ways to get started.
Educators use Minecraft to teach everything from math and social studies to team building and cell biology. These six educator-written articles demonstrate the possibilities that Minecraft.Edu can bring to your classroom.
Game-based learning is entering the mainstream with educators using Minecraft, World of Warcraft and Machinima to teach a variety of skills.
Games are a popular — and effective — classroom tool. Educators can use them to immerse kids in content, assess learning and modify behavior.
Not only do games present failure as a challenge to overcome, game-based learning helps students better retain information and offers an engaging way to meet learning outcomes.
A growing number of educators are turning to game-based learning as a way to better engage today’s students and teach them how to fail positively.
How do you get your students to become avid content creators, rather than just consumers? Sign them up for an online student competition — or better yet, start your own!
Are your students intimidated by science, technology, engineering or math? Win them over by letting them collaborate in one of these fun online STEM challenges for middle and high schoolers.
Russian roboticist Sergei Lupashin says the best way to get students interested in STEM is by engaging learners in competitions that challenge them to imagine, create and refine solutions to real-world problems.
Trying something without succeeding is not failing — it's merely one step in the journey to ultimate success. Here are a few ways to change the culture of your classroom to teach students to make the most of their inevitable mistakes.
Digital badges offer a new, flexible assessment model that can give students recognition for everything they accomplish — in the classroom, after school and in all areas of their lives.
The Golden Hour is a computer simulation game that immerses students in a medical case study to teach them about traumatic brain injuries.
Educators share their predictions and big dreams for the future of digital gaming and virtual environments in learning.
Choosing the right STEM tools for your students can be intimidating. Here’s a short guide to the factors you should consider, from grade level and subject area to cost.
Reaching beyond school walls opens up a world of vibrant learning communities in which educators share ideas and propel each other to grow.
The most compelling topics among educators who embrace technology for learning and teaching are not about the tech at all, but about the students. Here’s a list of the hottest topics in ed tech for 2017.
If educators can capture kids’ passion for Pokemon Go, imagine the learning and engagement they can create. Here are 14 ways you can use the augmented reality game to promote and build excitement about your school and drive learning for students.
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