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July 2016

CMC 2016: Report – Too Cool for School

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 12:01pm by Jessica Thornsby

Does entertainment - film, TV or games - really have a place in the classroom? Takeaways Content originally designed to entertain has great potential to enhance classroom learning, but it needs to be used carefully. The skills children are learning in their own time, through content that’s designed to entertain, has real value. If you want your content to appeal to teachers, then give them the ability to edit and remix your content. Detail In this early morning session on the final day of CMC, a panel of experts discussed how TV shows, games and books that were originally designed to entertain, are being used to teach children in surprising ways. Freelance Science Education Consultant Sai Pathmanathan discussed how she…

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