Changing The Game: Using Minecraft to Address 21st-Century Learning For Student With Autism

This post was originally a guest post for EdSurge. Power of Play Renowned philosophers and educators throughout history, including Plato, Comenius, Locke, Rousseau, Froebel, Piaget, and Papert, have lauded the power of play in teaching, especially for young learners. Modern research continues to demonstrate that playful learning, especially when digital and multi-modal, improves educational outcomes. It’s baffling that I still have to … Continue reading Changing The Game: Using Minecraft to Address 21st-Century Learning For Student With Autism

Get In the Game With BrainPOP

This post is part of my selection as the BrainPOP Certified Educator for September 2017. You can view the first part of my interview as well as my post about all that's new at BrainPOP for more information. Personal Gaming History I've always been a deeply competitive lover of games. It may have started with … Continue reading Get In the Game With BrainPOP

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BrainPOP CBE of the Month

I was selected to be September's Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month. This is part 1 of 2 posts that will also be posted on the BrainPOP Educator Blog. History and Background: What grade(s) do you teach? Subject area? I am a special educator and STEM Coach who has teaches in New York City’s District … Continue reading BrainPOP CBE of the Month