Classcraft is a platform that turns education into a gaming experience for students. Here are some videos providing more information. “In 2013, high school physics teacher Shawn Young was searching for a new way to help his students succeed. He created a basic online role-playing game that would drastically change his perspective on engagement in… Continue reading EDUCATION – Classcraft is Gamifying the Classroom for Greater Student Engagement
Introduction For several years I’ve been inspired by the TennesseePromise.gov program, a ‘college for all program’ created by a conservative Republican governor Bill Haslam. Making higher education more accessible is a strategy used by conservatives and those in business to promote a greater skilled workforce for industry and economic prosperity. It’s not only good for… Continue reading Education, Economy, and National Security
On 3 Sep 2015, Western Sydney University posted an inspiring video about Deng Thiak Adut, a graduate of their university. As of 11 Jan 2016, the video has already had 1.8 million views. Watch it and you’ll see why it’s been so popular.
Effective Living > Education Summary. The partnership between corporations and higher education can be problematic. Donor Alliances. Historically, buildings and monuments on college campuses would be named after people who had made a significant academic contributions to the institution. Today, buildings, benches, classrooms, roads, and other facilities are named after those who contribute financially rather… Continue reading The Corporatization of Higher Education – Business Models for Academia