Incorporating play in math education is not just a fanciful idea; it’s a transformative approach that has tangible benefits for both teachers and students. Play fosters an environment of exploration and curiosity, helping to dispel the myth that math is a dry, unapproachable subject. Through games and interactive activities, students are encouraged to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. This playful methodology aligns perfectly with fostering a growth mindset, breaking down barriers of anxiety and opening up new avenues for intellectual development. Ultimately, integrating play in math education can lead to deeper understanding, improved engagement, and a lifelong love of learning.
BookWidgets: A Quick Tutorial for Teachers
BookWidgets is an online platform that allows teachers to create interactive learning activities for their students. With BookWidgets, you can create quizzes, surveys, and games that can be customized to fit your specific needs and shared with students through a variety of channels. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a BookWidget quiz and share it with your students.
As educational technology continues to evolve, innovative tools are playing an increasingly vital role in classrooms worldwide. Among these tools, BookWidgets has emerged as an invaluable resource for teachers seeking to enhance their lessons and engage students in creative and interactive ways. BookWidgets: The Game-Changer Teachers Can’t Resist
A feature added to an Add-on for Google Sheets lets you turn it into a Google Slides choice board. Use the Roster Extras for Schoolytics Add-on in Google Sheets to quickly create a gamified choice board. Feature: Create Gamified Choice Board by Category
Choice has many benefits to students in education to increase their motivation, efforts, and engagement. Gamified choice boards bring together the power of choice and the power of fun. Join Alice Keeler as she explains some options for creating a gamified choice board.
It can be challenging to capture student engagement. Interactivity, multi-media, and gamification are all proven methods of increasing the chance that students are engaged. Genially makes it easy to create activities and games to share with your students. Increase fun with Genially. Login for free and start creating and collaborating.
What the Heck is Unreal Engine? Unreal Engine is a game engine and a suite of game development tools for creating 3D video games, simulations and virtual reality experiences. It can be used in the classroom as an educational tool for teaching students programming, game design, and 3D modeling, among other subjects.
How to roll 3 dice in Google with the Google Dice Roller. You need to roll some dice, you don’t have any handy or you need to project to the class your dice rolls. Google makes this easy!
Play games for learning! Games build classroom culture and help students to practice math skills. The Greedy Pig game is great for playing with students of all ages. Use Dice Slides by Alice Keeler to play Greedy Pig in Google Slides.
Gamify your class or be more flexible with student choices by using the total points rather than the percentage. Google Classroom users can view total points assigned in Classroom.
11 steps to creating a Minecraft Lesson. Get started with engaging students in learning by using Minecraft Education Edition. Alice Keeler shows you how.
In Minecraft Education Edition you can teleport students to another location by using NPC’s. Alice Keeler shows you how to use NPC’s to Teleport in Minecraft
Add-on the fun in Google Classroom with BookWidgets. Easy to use for any teacher and student. Use the new Add-on to add directly to Google Classroom or add BookWidgets using the Chrome extension or sharing link.
Looking for something fun and easy to do with your students? Try Quizlet! Here are 5 easy things to do with Quizlet. Get started quickly and easily
Have fun with a Bingo Ice Breaker! Try out this free Add-on by Alice Keeler to create a fun activity to get students or participants up out of their seats and getting to know each other.