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Learn to gamify your classroom from @sarahdateechur.

I,really enjoyed this video. Lots to learn from her.

Original Post from Sarah Thomas:

Hello there, awesome educators…here’s the ultimate cheat guide on how to gamify your classes in five steps: Level Up! Five Steps to Gamify Your Class.

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SmartMusic at BHS

smartmusic-icon-200x200My school ensembles have been using SmartMusic for the past several months. The students and I are both learning how to use SmartMusic simultaneously, and while the students have an overwhelmingly positive attitude about this new tool, as I do myself, there have been some small problems and glitches.…

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Mr Darcy’s Education on Growth Mindset

Illustrated by Hugh Thomson 1894

The Bennet Family at Home illustrated by Hugh Thomson, 1894 from Wikimedia Commons

When I was looking at the Fixed Mindset/Growth Mindset infograph on the DLMOOC site yesterday a conversation between Lizzy Bennet and Mr Darcy in Pride and Prejudice popped into my head:

“I certainly have not the talent which some people possess,” said Darcy, “of conversing easily with those I have never seen before.

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Reflecting on ETMOOC, One Year Later

Last year I learned, collaborated and played with people from around the world because last January I joined ETMOOC, an Educational Technology and Media Massive Open Online Course. I had participated in online courses before, but I had never participated in something of this scale without knowing at least other participant; and by the time I convinced myself to take the risk and join, it had already started.…

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How to invite folks to participate in your community the right way

I think this “community message” is a great example of how you encourage the right kinds of posts and interactions. What do you think of how she frames “new members” and norms?

Original Post from Lyn Hilt:

Welcome to all of the new members of this community who have joined us over the past month!

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The ins and outs of education

I like just how many elements of Blended Learning are supported by the left side of this diagram.

How much of the right side are still a part of our schools, though?

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The way in which a fourth grader sees Blended Learning

What do you think of blended learning according to these 4th grade students?

Original Post from Jessica Raleigh:

Today the kids were answering some questions in a Google Form to help guide their film story for the White House Film Fest submission.

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