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Trends | Gamification Working

Recent research surveying over 400 LMS users has found that e-learning gamification is not only widespread, but incredibly effective. Huge proportions of teachers and instructional designers (83 percent) use gamification functionality, like points and badges, built-into their LMSs. Even more … Continue reading

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Trends | K-12 Apps Grants Awardees

  The Library of Congress has awarded $950K in grants to three groups, Muzzy Lane Software (Newburyport, Mass.), the Indiana University Center on Representative Government (Bloomington, Ind.) and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason … Continue reading

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Trends | Edcasting Continues, Goes Extreme at CES

Fast-growing social knowledge network EdCast just announced it is partnering with Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the first start-up competition in conjunction with the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and Sir Richard Branson. XTC’s top 25 semi-finalists will be featured in live, interactive … Continue reading

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Trends | Teachers Know Best

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Trends | Survey on Teachers and Technology Use

Front Row Education, Inc., providers of adaptive, gamified and data driven education programs, recently released a survey looking at the use of technology in the classroom for the current school year. Questions addressed by the thousand K-8 grade teachers surveyed … Continue reading

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