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Friday, August 5, 2011

Gameful Education: Playing School as a Game

Huffpost Education – Pat Yongpradit

“What if teachers build checkpoints into assessments? If a student fails an assessment checkpoint, they don’t redo the entire assessment, just the parts that they need to. This will help teachers pinpoint conceptual problems and the skills that need to be improved. Students will learn that it is not that they are just bad at Geometry as a whole, but that they just need to review when and how to apply the Pythaogorean Theorem.” (more)

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