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Make Badges with Google Apps

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Gamification Works!! We know when we gamify activities it increases student engagement and increased engagement increases student learning. In my webinar today I went over how to create digital badges using Google Slides and Google Drawings. Make Badges in Google Slides I have created a template in Google Slides to help you to quickly create digital badges. Create a copy… Read More »Make Badges with Google Apps

Shut the Box Game – Google Slides

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If you are looking for something fun for your students to do during class time try the Shut the Box game. Traditionally this game is played with 2 players, a pair of dice, and 9 tiles. To play this virtually, or digitally, try my Google Slides version. Template Objective The objective of the shut the box game is to remove… Read More »Shut the Box Game – Google Slides

SUPER COOL Badge Game Updates

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Looking for ways to engage students? Try some gamification and choice. I have added some features to my Badge Game template that I hope will make it easier and more fun. Template New Features I updated several new features to the Badge Game Change the game colors. Create a Google Slides tutorial to go with the game. Google Slides are… Read More »SUPER COOL Badge Game Updates

Using Pre Made Lessons for Minecraft: Education Edition on the Chromebook

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Use Pre-Made Lessons from Minecraft: Education Edition education.minecraft.net/class-resources/lessons Search the education.minecraft.net website for pre-made lessons to do with your students. Download the world and add as an attachment to a Google Classroom assignment. Students will download the world to their Chromebook. Students will need a Microsoft account and the school will need to provide licences for Minecraft: Education Edition for… Read More »Using Pre Made Lessons for Minecraft: Education Edition on the Chromebook

Chromebook Guide for Teaching with Minecraft: Education Edition

This Fall I will be teaching high school Geometry on Chromebooks with Minecraft. I am very excited! I have created a guide (in Google Slides) for teaching with Minecraft: Education Edition on the Chromebook. Minecraft: Education Edition allows me to engage students and provide a context for what they are learning. This is the perfect tool no matter what subject… Read More »Chromebook Guide for Teaching with Minecraft: Education Edition

Chromebook Users the Time is Now

CHROMEBOOK USERS – The Time is Now

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NOW – School IT departments need to get set up with free M365 accounts and prepare for how to use Minecraft: Education Edition in the fall. Play Minecraft: Education Edition on a Chromebook On @playcraftlearn Twitter handle an invite to beta test Minecraft: Education Edition on Chromebooks was posted. I logged into my Chromebook, went to the Play Store and… Read More »CHROMEBOOK USERS – The Time is Now

Badge Game Remote Learning Challenge Board

Badge Game – Remote Learning Challenge Board

Choice is very motivating. Try using my gamification template to create a Google Sheets choice board. Make a copy for each student so they can check off their choices and level up. Template Use alicekeeler.com/badgegame to make a copy of the template. Note, I have formulas all over the spreadsheet, be careful not to delete them or the board breaks.… Read More »Badge Game – Remote Learning Challenge Board