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Designing game-based science assessment for elementary classrooms As digital game-based assessments become increasingly popular, balancing the need for educational content, rigorous assessment, and entertainment is critical. Computer games are b (More)
Lessons from the Technology and High School Success initiative Among other innovative strategies, using technology to help engage learners and provide them with educational opportunities that meet their needs can help bolster student success. Ef (More)
Helping teachers design appropriate and engaging technological experiences Young children are growing up in technology-rich environments, and come to school with different experiences using technology. As a result, teachers need to be prepared t (More)
Almost 10 per cent of Canadian 15-year-olds do not have the science proficiency level required to participate fully in society Man-Wai Chu, University of Calgary Canada’s recent results in the Programme for International Student Assessment (More)
Using screencasts to improve feedback on student assignments Feedback plays a significant role in the learning process. Effective feedback can help students to understand and monitor their learning, highlighting both strengths and areas for impr (More)
Mid-level leaders driving school innovation Assigned by their principals, learning leaders take on the challenging task of helping other teachers design learning to meet the needs of diverse students. In their schools, these learning leaders often (More)
Teachers playing games to learn about game-based learning Designing Games Educational games are gaining momentum in schools as a way to engage and motivate students. Designing activities, lessons, and courses to be more ‘gameful’ – using (More)
Middle school students learn STEAM disciplines through designing games While students can learn a wide range of skills and knowledge from playing games, putting students in the role of game designers and players can provide additional opportunitie (More)
Participatory Online Learning Environment for Undergraduate Field Experience Online learning environments that have purposefully designed learning activities and resources better support student learning. These online environments can provide pre- (More)
Building number sense and arithmetic through programming robots Increasingly recognized as an essential skill for modern skilled labour, there is a growing movement around the world to include programming in school curriculum. Robotics and program (More)