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Elizabeth Venegas
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State Testing = Boss Level
I'm part of the first Mario generation. What that means is that I have a different perspective of game play than the younger generation of gamers. Back in my day, there was nothing worse than your parents asking you to do a chore or come to dinner while in ...

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This is great! Thanks for sharing!

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Elizabeth Venegas commented on a post on Blogger.
I just found your blog and Im loving it. I have been experimenting with gamification this year and am building a full model for next year. Looks like you teach middle school math? Me too. I love your classroom design....was contemplating doing something similar. 

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8 Film-Makers for Students: Free, Cheap, and Easy
I love film-making! My children love it and so do my students. Film-making is such a great way for students to express their understanding and learn from other students. These days there are so many drag-and-drop programs, that even the least techy person c...

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8 Film-Makers for Students: Free, Cheap, and Easy
I love film-making! My children love it and so do my students. Film-making is such a great way for students to express their understanding and learn from other students. These days there are so many drag-and-drop programs, that even the least techy person c...

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Outgame Your Online Students
I am the digital equivalent of the obnoxious student in class, jumping out of my seat, proclaiming, "Done! Done! Finished!!!" Whenever there is even the slightest uncertainty  about anything , I have to be the first to Google the answer. And no, I am not sm...

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I'm Not Afraid of Test Scores and You Shouldn't Be Either
I'm a masochist. No, really. I am. I have a sick, uncontrollable yearning to read the comments underneath news articles. You know the ones - the comments on a NASA article blaming Obamacare for Justin Bieber's arrest - the ones where people make grandiose o...

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Laundry vs. Learning: 10 Ways to Engage the Online Learner
1. Accept that you have lost your captive audience. In a live setting, the presenter has the benefit of politeness. Even if a learner is not completely engaged, they will typically at least mimic learning. By placing your course online, you are now competin...

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Schools in The Apple Revolution: The User Experience
Tomorrow's schools will look drastically different from today, and a significant amount of credit is owed to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, but maybe not in the way you think. Increasingly, classrooms are now equipped with iPads, iPods, and MacBooks. Teacher...
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