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ATD 2016 Day 1

This year, we’re checking out the ATD (Association for Talent Development) 2016 International conference. Here we share a few thoughts – all the way from sunny Denver! 982 more words


Twitch club brings gaming to school

By Paresh Dave

Seventh-grader Brayden Foxhoven hurries to finish his chicken fingers. He has bases to capture. Gems to collect. Viewers to entertain.

And he knows better than to break the cardinal rule of playing video games at middle school: Don’t spill your lunch on the keyboard. 470 more words

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Real Teacher Interview: Ryan Williams

Today is the start of a new series, Real Teacher Interview, in which I will interview teachers who already use gamification in their classrooms (pretty self-explanatory, huh?). 902 more words


The Karabots Junior Fellows Test The Pox Hunter

Much of the curriculum of the current cohort of the Karabots Junior Fellows Program has revolved around games, from using games to teach our fellows about STEM concepts such as the spread of disease, … 227 more words

Karabots Junior Fellows

STEM games ... is that it?

In recent years, access to media has undergone a transformation as mobile devices (e.g., smartphones and tablets) now allow families to provide their child with screen time opportunities throughout the day. 671 more words

Game Based Learning

Robotics in the Classroom

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After a fantastic #digitaledchat on Twitter last week about how robotics can be used in the classroom, I was motivated to write about a recent project in school completed by our Digital Leaders using Sphero robots and the brilliant app… 708 more words


Immersive narrative - a collaboration with colleagues at Coventry University

There are so many variables that influence human behaviours, attitudes, habits and actions, and understanding people as individuals is a complex process. Empathy is a very difficult “skill” to master especially when you put cultural aspects into the mix. 427 more words