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    Brendon Breen wrote a tagged post :

    Reputation and Perspective

    Reverse instruction (flipped classroom) games based learning and play have been the focus of my reading recently and I have more questions now than answers. In Physical Education games have been our staple for years.  If anything it is a reputati
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    Beware the poison butterflies

    [caption id="attachment_199" align="alignleft" width="215"] The high point of my gaming life[/caption] Last week, teaching my Middle School students some basic coding (in the land of the blind... etc), I programmed a game, at least I think that's w
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    Bring them to the next level!

    [caption id="attachment_323" align="alignleft" width="310"] S.Vermeulin at Bett 2017[/caption] I suffered. I suffered and was bored for most of my schoold years. My torture was called lecture and my jail was my desk. However, I mananged to get my
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    The Future of Education

    Will education as we know it change because of technology? I certainly hope so!   Where and how will you be teaching in 5, 10, 15 years time? I know my teaching practice has changed in the last few years.  3 years ago I might not have see
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    Young Students Making Meaning with Makey Makeys

    Young students Making Meaning using Makey Makeys Playing the "playdough piano" Good speakers are key for using makey makeys in a loud class! Rocking out to Billie Jean:  Getting the beat just right is highly entertaining and m
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    "Just" Playing?

    “They’re just playing,” is a sentence I hear again and again.  I’ve uttered it myself, despite my own beliefs in its importance. MindShift’s The Power of Play in Learning,  an article where everything is quotable and tweetable, desc
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    Bring back playtime!

    I’ve read more and more about how schools are reducing recess time, putting in pedals on chairs so children can move while learning, or eliminating free time altogether. I often wonder how this continues to happen when there are so many studies and
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    All Work and No Play

    [caption id="attachment_181" align="alignleft" width="300"] Lindsay Lyon Photography[/caption]   My son began kindergarten this year as a 4-year-old, because his birthday is September 17th, and the school cut off for entering KG-2 is Octo