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Meeting student needs through student-centered learning

Teachers

Student-centered learning is a hot topic among educators around the world. No matter if their students have just joined the education system or they are enrolled in Higher Education, more and more teachers and various other stakeholders turn to the student-centered approach to education. Student-centered learning is better aligned with the 21st Century learning needs of students.

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5 Tips on how to gamify your classroom

Gamification

After exploring why educators should include gamification techniques in their classrooms and a few principles of gamification they can follow in order to do that, I promised a few tips on how to do it exactly. Doing it for the right reasons, starting slow, projecting it on standards, using technology and knowing how much gamification is enough are all part of the best advice for gamifying a classroom.

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Top benefits gamification can bring to the classroom

Gamification

Gamification is a tried and tested technique that can have a positive impact on students’ learning. Most educators that adopt gamification in learning activities witness two things: students get a better attitude towards learning and they are more motivated to move along their learning path to get the final reward: recognition for their mastery of skills.

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3 Gamification principles for a gamified learning environment

Gamification

Teachers have many options of creating gamified learning environments for their students if they keep in mind principles like including rewards, crafting levels of progress and offering instant feedback to kids when they learn by playing. Gamification can really benefit the primary school classroom. Mary Poppins would surely agree about that.

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How simulations take learning to the next level

K-12

In a simulation the users can interact with the learning environment, make changes and see instant results of their actions. And the best part is that they can make as many mistakes as they need before completely understanding the concept that they are learning. Simulations will probably become the norm for teaching applied sciences, as have the immense potential of taking learning to the next level.

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10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

E-learning

All the trends and all the advancements in education are based on living breathing people who want to make the world a better place. They can be educators who are directly involved in the process of knowledge transfer in a classroom, administrators of any kind of educational institution, policymakers, business people, activists, researchers, bloggers, and so on. So here are 10 edtech people to watch this year.

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Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

News

Exactly one week from now the NEO team will be present — for the second time — at The Bett Show! Drop by our booth F302 in any day of the event to meet the team, chat about online learning, student engagement, 21st Century learning solutions and how could we all transform education for a better future, and also see what we’ve been up to lately. There will be live demos, showcasing of our latest features, and a raffle with prizes!

Meet NEO at OEB 2017!
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Meet NEO at OEB 2017!

News

So how can we benefit from uncertainty? How can we use volatility in our advantage? How should universities, colleges and schools adapt? And how can we learn uncertainty if the future of learning itself is unclear? These are the questions the OEB Conference is planning to ask and find answers to. This year’s edition of Online Educa Berlin is about acknowledging uncertainty and preparing for it. The NEO team is proud to be part of it!

The NEO Blog turns 2!
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The NEO Blog turns 2!

News

Treats and sugary drinks, confetti and silly party hats — these are the customary items in a celebratory setting and the NEO team had them all. What were we celebrating, you may wonder? Wonder no more: it’s the anniversary of the NEO Blog! It turns two. The combined effort of the entire NEO team and all our readers made our blog climb even more in the mighty list of all e-learning blogs, settling in the first 7%.

Free photo sources teachers can use for online courses
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8 Free photo sources teachers can use for online courses

Teachers

While including photos in learning materials is a noble idea, including stolen photos in them is not. If you just copy and paste any photo you find on the web into your lesson, you might be a thief. Teachers need to know the rules of copyright, the principle of fair use, CC licences and so on. But they also have a variety of free resources if they want to include photos in their learning materials. This article presents seven of them.

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