Level Up Your Learning: The Positive Power of Gamification in Education

The Positive Power of Gamification in Education

In recent years, a paradigm shift has occurred in the realm of education, where traditional teaching methods are being complemented and enhanced by innovative approaches. Previously, we talked about Empowering Students for Success with the Rise of AI in Education. Another method gaining significant popularity is “gamification in education.” Gamification harnesses the power of game design elements and mechanics to transform the learning experience, making it more engaging, motivating, and effective for students of all ages.

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Top 10 fun activities to learn and celebrate spring with your students

Top 10 fun ways to learn and celebrate spring with your students

Let’s talk about spring – the season, not the framework (we’ll save that for those in the know). There are many fun classroom activities ideas to celebrate and welcome the Spring season. Spring is the season of sunshine, longer days, and warmer weather. It’s like Mother Nature’s way of saying, “Hey, it’s time to come out of hibernation and have some fun!

In the K-12 industry, spring is an exciting time because the school year is winding down, and summer break is just around the corner. But before we hit the beach, we’ve got some learning to do!

Spring is the perfect time to get outside and explore nature. A chance to stretch your legs and soak up some vitamin D while learning something new. Let’s take look at how Spring is celebrated worldwide to explore new horizons and some fun indoor and outdoor activities teachers can do. 

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How to Keep Student Families Happy and Ensure Returning Students

how schools can ensure families stay happy

In our ideal world, for a school, there is no other satisfying moment than to see your student, who used to be a 6th grader, now become a high school graduate. Perhaps you even knew them since Kindergarten! It is a harsh reality that sometimes parents do take their kids out of a school. The reasons behind them enrolling their children in a different school may vary. It could be reasons unrelated to the school’s performance. For instance, parents have to be relocated for career-related reasons hence they have to withdraw their child from the current school. However, there are also parents who are unhappy in their current school which results in families leaving schools. 

Today, we will be discussing efforts that can be made in order to keep student families happy and ensure returning students for the following semesters. Since the students and their families are the reason the school is open, it is important to understand why they may leave and how you can prevent this from happening. 

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Student Navigator

There is a little-known beta feature in QuickSchools called the Student Navigator. This widget, which appears when accessing the student record, allows you to easily navigate between students alphabetically, using the Previous and Next button. You can also search for students by student number or student name, and the system filters the records (similar to an auto-complete function). 

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