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The Global Search for Education: Moodle...

“The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals show us the big problems, so big that they need to become the world’s agenda for education.” – Martin Dougiamas

Martin Dougiamas is the Founder and CEO of Moodle, an open source learning platform. The company was founded in 2002, and since then has grown to have over 100...

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The Global Search for Education: Let’s...

“We already have over 60 million games on the Kahoot! platform, most of which are user generated, and we want to encourage content makers to create more content in different formats — which is similar to Netflix’s model.” –  Sean D’Arcy

Kahoot’s journey began in 2012, when founders Morten Versvik, Johan Brand, and Jamie Brooker...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“We aim to create inspired design briefs for future-oriented schools developed and supported by the whole organization.” – Lene Jensby Lange

Our world continues to change at a dramatic pace and yet the learning spaces our children spend so much time in have not. Lene Jensby Lange is an entrepreneur, consultant, and...

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The Global Search for Education: What...

“I think that more and more learning happens outside of the classroom in the real world environment solving real-world problems. – Riku Alkio

Seppo is a Finnish company that specializes in game-based learning. Seppo’s gamification platform (called Seppo) is designed for interactive and personalized learning and...

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The Global Search for Education: Global...

“This project is completely student-created and student-run.” – Lisa Gottfried 

Creative problem solving is as important as STEM, and a day-long hack-a-thon based in California is putting the focus on creativity instead of coding.  A developer in today’s world needs more than engineering, math and tech skills...

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Interactive Notebook Activity on US...

 
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How Much of “You” Are You Bringing into...

One of the best strategies I have learned came from my first mentor, famed teacher Rafe Esquith. He said to find ways to bring your own interests and passions into the classroom and somehow connect them to the curriculum. For example, if you love cooking, find a way to cook with your students.

This simple approach has several benefits: first, you enjoy teaching more, as you are teaching topics you love and find fascinating, not just what you are mandated to teach. Second, your...

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