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Gaming Across the Curriculum: Finding and Evaluating Educational Games

Marjee Chmiel, The JASON Project with Trevor Owens ISTE Gaming Presentation View more presentations from tjowens. Young people are playing games. Games are inherently motivating Students work at their own pace Things to look for:-conceptually challenging material-multiple entry points (fits into class structure)-personal goal setting How to use games?Awareness-links to games on website-include parent newsletter

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Making the Leap to Online Teaching

Presented by: Dr. June Garwin, West Chester Area School District with Mary Beth Clifton Presentation Download What is the next version of school going to look like? Is online learning effective?-It Depends-Students who combine online with face-to-face do the best Dept of Ed 2009-75% of teachers said teaching online had a positive impact on their

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Textbooks should look more like this, right?

 
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Inspired Thoughts: A Plea to Textbook Manufacturers to Adapt or Face Doom

GREAT first day at ISTE!  Mike and I attended some excellent sections and I met a number of acquaintances and friends alike. I was inspired by my last sectional today on Universal Design for Learning.  They made a number of interesting arguments about refashioning materials to make them accessible to diverse populations.  Among their demonstrations

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Live Blogging at ISTE: Beyond Print: Interactive Digital Curricula for the Diverse Classroom

My battery indicator days I have less than an hour to work with here, so, let’s see if I make it through this session. I am sitting in a packed house for “Beyond Print: Digital Curricula for the Diverse Classroom.” As a new curriculum director of a K-12 online school, the digital curricula development question

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