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Jun 29, 2016

5 Ways to Gamify Writing in the Classroom
Believe it or not, writing is a natural fit for gamification techniques.

You’ve surely noticed how your class gets engaged as soon as you introduce a game into the teaching process. The students get competitive, but that’s a healthy competition you want to nurture. Have you ever thought about teaching writing through games? It’s a great strategy that helps students overcome the lack of motivation they have regarding writing assignments.

Google Launches Project Bloks

Google today announced Project Bloks, a new open hardware platform that allows developers, designers and educators to build physical programming experiences that can help kids (5+) learn to code. The article shows how the Bloks can be used to control robots, make music and control other objects. It's pretty cool stuff. Take a look.

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