Pokemon GO has taken the gaming world by storm this summer. Like many educators, I had to ask, "How can I use this in my classroom?" I have come up with a list of ten ideas for "powering up" your lessons through Pokemon GO.
Ten Ways to Power up your lessons with Pokemon go
I wrote about this on my very first blog site.
Ms. Marshall and the "Tear-able", Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. It is a brief post, but if you like this idea and want to find out more, go read it.
I have used a paper like this before, but I'm evolving this compliment tear off page to be about raspberries.
The best part about this "lesson" was every few minutes I'd hear someone go "Awwww!" and I knew why. Before the class was over, someone discreetly left one on my desk and it said, "You can do it!" And I too went "Awww". I had to laugh a little because it was just the message I needed. I think I learned the most that day. My enduring understanding: a little bit of positivity goes a long way.
Building relationships with your students requires getting to know them, learning what they are interested in, and weaving those interests into the curriculum.