Tag Archives: IPhone

Mastery Learning and Gaming in Education: DragonBox


Today I want to write about something very near and dear to my heart, Mastery Learning. For those who are unfamiliar with Mastery Learning, it is a term that was coined by Benjamin Bloom (yes, that Benjamin Bloom) in 1968 … Continue reading

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Sharing Between Teacher and Student Devices: Nearpod!


I wanted to share a super cool app that I just started using.  It’s called Nearpod and it allows teachers to create interactive content that runs on their iPads and share that content with students on student-controlled devices.  In the … Continue reading

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Temple Run is Educational!! (What??)


I have to confess that, as an educator, it’s kind of hard for me to think outside the box when it comes to the “educational” benefits of some of the game apps that are available for kids today.  So I … Continue reading

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Mobile Apps in Education….what is “Success?”


This week I’m attending the Sandbox Summit at MIT.  The focus of the Sandbox Summit is kids, play, education and mobile apps.  It’s a fairly small group that is attending…probably about 200 or so people…and a really cool cross-section from … Continue reading

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