Our first week of teacher in-service finished up last week, and we have one more teacher day before school starts for the school year. I cannot believe how quickly summer ended. Toward the end of July, I started working on my classroom since I wanted to change quite a few things. Here's a TikTok video [...]
Gamification in the Classroom: Level 5 — Road Work
Throughout this semester, I've been working to update Writer's Block based on verbal feedback from students, research for this project, and personal preferences to make it a little easier on me.
Gamification in the Classroom: Level 4 — Problem-Solving after the First Six Weeks
I won’t sugar-coat it… At first, my students were completely confused. That is 100% my fault because I gave them too much too soon.
Gamification in the Classroom: Level 3 — Game On
It's almost time to begin the school year! This will be a short post to show you what we're starting the first week of school! Find out more: Level 1: Getting Started Level 2: Incorporating the Standards Level 3: Game On Level 4: Problem-Solving after the First Six Weeks Launching I'm using Google Sites to [...]
Gamification in the Classroom: Level 2 — Incorporating the Standards
It's been a few weeks since I've updated you on my gamification progress. I'm happy to say, it's going well! In a way, I have "leveled up" by incorporating the standards for my class into my game. Since I'm in Texas, we use the TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills). Why do this? Why not? [...]
Gamification in the Classroom: Level 1 — Getting Started
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