Posts Tagged ‘ Play ’

NEA – No More Homework Excuses

December 10, 2009
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NEA – No More Homework Excuses

NEA – No More Homework Excuses. Here’s some quick ideas for infusing fun into the classroom, and hopefully train our young learners to engage in the “Play” aptitude from A Whole New Mind. No one likes homework, so Linda Starr has compiled three ideas that might help with younger students.  They include Homework bingo, a…

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The Fun Theory

December 7, 2009
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The Fun Theory You really should check these videos out.  When Daniel Pink mentions the aptitude of “Play” in A Whole New Mind, he had to mean something like this.  It really puts the theory of fun into some practical applications.  I know there are uses for the classroom and a place for the Fun…

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Video Games in Education

December 7, 2009
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Here is a very interesting video from Edutopia that I found on Dan Pink’s blog. James Paul Gee, a professor from Arizona State University, argues that creativity, innovation, problem solving and collaboration are the future of eduction. I think you will appreciate his assessment of 21st century skills. This is a perfect example of implementing…

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