Some minorities are less likely to think that their college dreams could become a reality.
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While most Americans do aspire to higher education, college is not a reality for many. But why is the gap between hopes and reality larger for some? And how can we strive for equity?
Old habits die hard.
Don’t dismiss “playing games” as a waste of time - they can be a powerful tool for learning.
Introducing game-like elements into classrooms can boost student motivation and learning.
Back to basics.
Testing takes the magic out of education – playful learning may be the answer.
What’s the secret of motivation?
A class tries an experiment on motivation. What do they learn?
Why do Asian children perform so well at maths?
Memorising facts and completing drills is likely to improve your maths skills – just so long as you find a way to stay motivated.
Students’ academic goals play an important role in cheating.
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Is academic cheating inevitable? Not in classrooms where teachers emphasize mastery of content.
Smartphones mean games are always at hand – but are they crushing candy or learning a new language?
We're hardwired to love finding patterns, solving puzzles, mastering challenges. Business, education, health, marketing and other fields tap into these drives via game elements to help us hit goals or change behavior.
Can fear lead to failure?
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Teachers play a fundamental role in enthusing students about their subjects and helping them prepare effectively for important examinations, such as GCSEs. They can motivate students. But, despite their…