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Interesting...Do kids these days have short attention spans, or does the world just move too slow? Gabe Zichermann argues that today's video games are making children smarter -- and we should all embrace the gamification of education and business. #TED #2011

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

Changing Education Paradigms. This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin Franklin award.

There needs to be more educators like these women!!!! This music video (based on Beyonce's "All the Single Ladies") was created by teachers at Harman School in the Oakwood City School District in Dayton, Ohio as a tool to help motivate students each morning during Ohio Achievement Test week. It was quite a hit!

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Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom

Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom | Edutopia

When a kid is doing what he/she is supposed to be doing and I catch him/her, that student then gets to sign his/her name in a box. At the end of the day, I roll a dice for the letter and the number. The student gets a reward....Behavior Management & teaches co-ordinate points

7 ways games engage the brains: 1. XP bars measure progress. 2. Multiple long and short term goals. 3. Rewards for effort. 4. Rapid, frequent, clear feedback. 5. An element of uncertainty. 6. Windows of enhanced engagement. 7. Other people!