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The education industry is looking closely at games and their potential for increasing learning and engagement for students. Children can play games for hours on their tablets or home consoles, so it is easy to see the impact. As parents and teachers marvel at their children’s suddenly intense focus, it begs the question: how can I get my child this engaged in other areas, such as learning?
The last week of school is typically full of movies, pizza parties, and general unproductivity. Yes, students have probably earned some downtime, but they’re about to get three months of it. Here are some ways to make the last week of school a little more memorable and a lot more productive.
What to do when a student, out of genuine interest, brings up a controversial topic you would have rather avoided? Controversy simply means people have varying opinions, which is healthy and is how progress is made in society. Harnessing it can help teach students valuable interpersonal and conative skills.
November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. It’s grown from a celebration of creative writing into a national writing marathon. For most, the goal is to write a 50,000-word novel within the 30 days of November. Here’s how to get your students engaged.