Flexible groupings allow students to work at their own level while also providing opportunities for collaborative learning.
Gamifying my 5th grade math course has been one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of my teaching career. After introducing gamification, I am finding a number of benefits for both myself and my students. Though the term “gamification” is new, games have been a part of learning since humans first began learning. When deciding …
Traditionalists argue that a dynamic lecture keeps students “focused.” The underlying paradigm is that student energy is like the force of a rushing river – without a forceful teacher, the dam will break and students will go wild. Student-centered learning requires us to engage and harness student curiosity.