Just another WordPress.com site

Gamified Plan

From the beginning, we wanted our goals to be clearly defined, our work to be tied to the Common Core State Standards.

But we also wanted students to understand what we expected of them.

To simplify the communication of goals and to delve into proficiency based learning, we gamified our class. We created units that contained the content we wanted them to learn. We turned those units into badges to win. Once students “get” the content, they get a badge. Find out more about gamification here. And then take a look at our badges and their connectsions to the Common Core.

Screen Shot 2014-10-04 at 3.32.14 PMOur course was based on the scope and sequence developed through USALearns.org, a site created by the US State Department to help recent immigrants develop English skills and work toward self-sufficiency. You can see our course here, on Canvas, a learning management system (LMS) that is being piloted in our district.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Education Rickshaw

International Teaching in Motion

The Brokedown Pamphlet

war some of the time

Selene Colburn

VT Representative (Chittenden 6-4) & East District City Councilor, Burlington, VT

Thriving Under Pressure

Positive Psychology & Stress Resilience

Drifting Through

Welcome to the inner workings of my mind

Film English

by Kieran Donaghy

Teach or Die Trying

The blog of a first year teacher

Lee Ung: EDTECH Learning Log

Boise State University M.ET Program

Learning to Teach English

Musings and Activities

TIME

Current & Breaking News | National & World Updates

ipledgeafallegiance

When will we ever learn?: Common sense and nonsense about today's public schools in America.

Science and Mysticism

طيب ابن الإعجاز

Selah

A space for my reflections

EDUWELLS

Student-led Learning and the Future of Education

%d bloggers like this: