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Games for learning research project update #2

Are you a "game-curious" teacher?

In this update we discuss our first games for learning project meet-and-greet with around a dozen game-curious primary, intermediate, and secondary teachers in Wellington. Finding game-curious teachers who want to work with us is an essential first step towards finding interesting and powerful questions to pursue in the next stages of our research process.

Are you a "game-curious" teacher?

In October we convened our first games for learning project meet-and-greet with around a dozen game-curious primary, intermediate, and secondary teachers in Wellington.

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What improves learning?

How can subject data be used to develop new pedagogies to improve learning?

This blog post from our education adviser explores gathering data for teacher inquiry to improve learning.

Improving learning means improving teaching - how can you use the data you gather for a teaching inquiry to improve teaching?  After all, even though you may have a lot of teaching going on in your school, education is about learning and if there is no learning going on then there is no education.

Over the past two months I’ve begun my workshops with schools by asking three questions.

1:  What improves learning?

Everyone has a different list - principals, AP/DPs, teachers.

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Trajectories and patterns of student engagement: Evidence from a longitudinal study

Author(s): 
Wylie, C., & Hodgen, E.
Year published: 
2012
Publication type: 
Book chapter
Publisher: 
Springer
ISBN: 
978-1-4614-2018-7
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