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How to really make Gamification work in school
By Jimmy Leach
Gamification is quite the thing in schools. You want to get ahead in your school? Then start gaming. Start using the sort of tactics usually found in gaming to increase engagement/addiction amongst consumers, and apply them to your grading. This way, so goes the theory, pupils, especially those struggling with motivation, can be turned into enthusiasts. It’s your basic good practice.....
Getting started with a few (don't have to be many!) Social Media in the classroom wouldn't be so hard.
Here is a website showing a fun graphic designed to help you get started with using social media in your classroom. "The ideas are based on real-world examples we have come across as well as ideas that we’ve seen work. Hopefully this gives you that little extra ounce of encouragement to give social a try in your school."
Webinar = Web-based seminar, 웨비나, 온라인 세미나 in Korean
You might be interested in joining some Adobe webinars. Here are the links for webinar sessions.
Acrobat Pro 101 for teachers and administrators
Basic video editing with Adobe Premier Pro - Part 1
Basic video editing with Adobe Premier Pro - Part 2
"Google knows everthing - IT Concert" broadcated by KBS on 18 July 2014. I found it very interesting: Sorry the video clips don't have English subtiles. Good resources for Korean Background Speakers and Heritae Korean coruses.
BYOD is happening globally, whether we like it or not.
2014 Horizon report K-12 says 'BYOD has profound implications for rpimary and secondary education because it creates the conditions for student-centrede learning to take place', expecting the adoption of BYOD one year or less. What do you think?
Encourage your principal to participate in a Study tour of Korea!
The Australian Principals’ Korean Cultural Experience Program (APKCEP) has been running since July 2010 and is intended to help facilitate Australian principals’ engagement with the history, culture and people of Korea. The 2014 APKCEP will be held during the Easter school holiday period (13-22 April 2014).
To submit your application or make an inquiry, please contact Joseph Kim (Administration Manager/Senior Education Officer), Korean Education Centre on 02 9261 8033.
NOTE: The Australian Principals’ Korean Cultural Experience Program 2014 has been developed and hosted by Korean Education Centre – Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Sydney.
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