Effective Uses of EdTech: Practicing Spaced Repetition for Improved Memory

The best uses of education technology are not about the technology – they're about teaching and learning. Technology can be a powerful tool, but it's […]

Making Math Fun, Accessible, and Real-World Based

Many students dread working with math and have trouble finding the fun in it. As a self-professed “math nerd,” I’m here to tell you that […]

Principles and Popular Structures for Gamification

Image Source Gamification is a popular buzzword now. People across the globe are using this technique for various purposes – increasing sales, getting attention and […]

Prepare Your Students to Recognize Disinformation With the “Bad News” Game

Game Hopes to Inoculate Kids Against Disinformation as They Build Their Own Fake News Empire As much of a fan as I am of the […]

Interactive Fiction – a Fun Approach to Gamifying Learning

Back around 1985 I was introduced to the Apple IIE while attending Mercy College. I had developed a good relationship with the teachers and administrators […]

Science Backed Learning Techniques Make Learnia a Powerful (and Fun!) App

The author of this site recently wrote an excellent article in an attempt to encourage emerging edtech tools to follow a more scientific approach to […]

Q&A With STRATUP: A Multi Player Role Playing Business Simulation Game

The folks at STRATUP reached out recently to discuss their multi-player business simulation application. I had some questions and they answered them. Join me for […]

What Makes an Immersive Educational Game More than Just a Game?

Research, Collaboration, and Thorough Testing are Essential to Designing the Highest Quality Gamified Learning Experiences Think back to some of your very first educational experiences. […]

Applying Technology in Physical Education Class: Oh, the Possibilities

Image Source For some time now, using technology to facilitate learning in K-12 classrooms has been a growing focus in many schools. From art classes […]

5 New iPad Games To Keep Learning Alive This Summer

Image Source Games for younger and older students can provide a means to keep the mind engaged and learning So many kids these days really […]

5 Pitfalls of Gamification That Every Course Author Should Know About

Don’t let These Gamification Missteps Undermine Your Efforts to Make Your Course More Engaging We all were children. This means that we all played games […]

Make Vocabulary Fun With an Easy, Free Make-Your-Own Word Search

Word Search and Cross Words add a fun Element of Gamification to Vocabulary or Terminology Assessments While working to redesign a Digital Literacy course here […]

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