Week 11 Reflection

  After reading six of my classmates gamification outlines, all of them incorporated a storyline, and I can appreciate the creativity and efforts they made with this aspect of gamification.  I can not see myself doing this.  I really think it distracts from game play, although some games do involve a story line, even though … Continue reading Week 11 Reflection

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Week 9: How do you currently infuse play into your class? How might you change this as a result of some of the ideas you have encountered?

I am still struggling to find ways to gamify my high school math class.  Part of the reason is my inability to fully embrace gamification.  I know that it has the potential for engaging students, and benefiting learning, but I am not a very creative person to begin with.  With that in mind, I searched … Continue reading Week 9: How do you currently infuse play into your class? How might you change this as a result of some of the ideas you have encountered?

Week 7: How do you or might you use language to change the way that your students think about learning in the classroom?

What is Purpose-Driven-Learning?  Moreno poses the simple question, “What is the purpose of school?”, and makes the simple response, “The purpose of school is learning.” (Moreno, 2015).  Matera describes ten common qualities that successful people have in common, which Adam Moreno stated in his blog (quotes from blog). Confidence: “Be who you are and say … Continue reading Week 7: How do you or might you use language to change the way that your students think about learning in the classroom?