Engaging Students in the Research Process with Plot-driven Video Game Design #EsportsPlaybook @ReadyLearner_1 @DrawYourGame #WanderlustEDU

Leveraging the simple (and free) game design tool: Draw Your Game App, I recently guided middle school students in the design and development of video games powered by class-content research. My hope is that by creating games we can learn to become more thoughtful about how people, places, and ideas are represented and through critical …

Reality Bytes: Innovative Learning Using Augmented and Virtual Realty @ReadyLearner_1 @DBC_Inc #VR #AR #Education #Innovation https://amzn.to/2vdVPK5

Transform teaching and learning with AR and VR in your classroom. We're at the dawn of an incredible transformation in education. Augmented reality and virtual reality--technologies that were once the province of science fiction and fantasy--are faster, better, and more affordable than ever. These tools have the potential to not only inspire students but to …

WanderlustEDU: An Educator’s Guide to Innovation, Change, and Adventure. #WanderlustEDU @ReadyLearner_1 @DBC_Inc #Education #Innovation amzn.to/2q6YJOw

WanderlustEDU: An Educator’s Guide to Innovation, Change, and Adventure In WanderlustEDU, Dr. Micah Shippee explains how we can approach a future that is exciting but uncertain with "innovativeness," or the ability to respond creatively to the unexpected. Using relevant research and practical experience, he explores principles of self-awareness and presents practical strategies to become agents …

What Is STEM Education and Why Is It Important?

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Originally published with Upjourney. "What Is Stem Education and Why Is It Important? (13 Experts)." UpJourney - Live a Happy, Healthy and Successful Life. 18 Nov. 2020. Web. 24 Nov. 2020. <https://upjourney.com/what-is-stem-education-and-why-is-it-important&gt; By Micah Shippee, PhD The acronym STEM has seen popularity in education, software, and even in the toy market. …

TIME⁩ Magazine’s “The Science of Learning” Special Edition…. One Instructional Designer’s Perspective

While reading ⁦TIME⁩ Magazine's “The Science of Learning” Special Edition (1) I found many thoughtful insights into learning. Plenty of the contributing authors in this edition explore both the psychological theories and scientific understandings that DESCRIBE our learning. While the target audience of this edition was broad, I cannot help but review it from my …

Using Google Meet for meetings, teaching &/or remote learning?

I have been using Google Meet for meetings, teaching &/or remote learning but have found many missing participants in my with my larger groups. I discovered a quick pro-tip I thought I would share that allows us to see more participants. On your laptop/PC use ZOOM tools to reveal more learners! Press 1. Command (Mac) …

Response to “Is education the new currency?”

Here are my thoughts on a specific article "Gent, Edd. "Is education the new currency?." Bbc.com. 10 Feb. 2020. <https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20200210-is-education-the-new-currency> Accessed Web. 11 Feb. 2020. " This is a thought provoking article. I appreciate the efforts made to support our learners future successes but I believe we must do so judiciously. The human brain is designed …