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In Our Own Write

Education sets our imaginations aloft. Technology excites our senses. And—together—they help us to see the world anew.

At Clarity, we're always seeking, always learning, always looking for opportunities to share the latest exciting discovery. Be sure to visit our blog for the latest Clarity musings and revelations.

What I learned at the GDC Education Summit

As a part of our research into gaming and education, I was sent to the GDC Edsummit . GDC is the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The conference has sessions that focus on several aspects of the game development industry: Engineering, Creative, Production, Audio, Business, and Marketing. This is an industry wide event with over 26,000 in attendance this year. Read more about What I learned at the GDC Education Summit

Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces

If you don’t go the gym, attend yoga classes, ride a bike, or play kickball, then what do you do on your free time? While some people are realizing the importance of moving and leading an active lifestyle, many of us are (and will always be) victims of “sitting disease”. Writing about the importance of and possibilities for active learning, has made me rethink my own lifestyle and spatial choices. Read more about Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces

From Reluctant to Triumphant: Turning Wary Writers into Writing Winners

Part One: Reaching Visual Learners

 I can’t write. I’m not good with spelling and grammar. I don’t know what to write about. The letters get all mixed up. Writing is boring.

The excuses are many. But there’s really no excuse for students not writing. Every child has a story to tell. It’s just that, oftentimes, the words get lost on the trip from the brain to the fingers. Read more about From Reluctant to Triumphant: Turning Wary Writers into Writing Winners

Bridging the Digital Use Divide: Positioning Students for Success on Online Tests

Scantrons and number two pencils are fast becoming test-taking tools of a bygone era. Education-technology researcher Doug Levin of EdTech Strategies LLC anticipates that the 2015-16 school year will mark the first time that the majority of high stakes, mandated assessments will be delivered online. Read more about Bridging the Digital Use Divide: Positioning Students for Success on Online Tests

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