Hey Educators! You're starting to settle into a routine and you've been observing how students are responding to online learning. Ultimately, your goal, by the end of the year, is to ensure that students achieve academically. Now more than ever, academic achievement will be tied to how often your students use their resources in order to show proficiency. In this fourth post in the School Closure Tips (series), we intend to show you some innovative ways to keep students engaged.
Students work hard all week on ScootPad solving problems and earning coins. In addition, students are doing awesome things in your school which can be considered coin-worthy. We checked out some schools to see how they use coins, rewards, and games to intentionally engage their students and compiled a list of best practices. Check it out!
One of my main goals as a GT teacher is to engage my advanced students in thinking and learning. I’m not above any method that will hook them. In my class, we use a gamification platform to support the notion that we start knowing nothing and we move up the levels to greater and greater... Continue Reading →