This week, teachers everywhere received the long-dreaded and devastating news that the original ClassCraft would be sunsetting at the close of the 2024 school year. So what does this mean for gamified classrooms? And how might EMC² Learning be able to help?
As we reach the epic finale of the festive season and embrace the excitement of the New Year, EMC² Learning is rolling out all kinds of clever resources to help teachers infuse creativity into their classrooms — and it all starts with post-holiday wrapping paper sales!
Let students take control of your classroom as you transform any ordinary lesson plan into a larger than life game of command and conquer! In Territory Takedown, bigger is better and the action is epic in every sense of the word. Give a click to explore this collection.
Fall is officially upon us! And as the crisp autumn air sweeps in, EMC² Learning is excited to embrace the vibrant colors and cozy moments that come with this beautiful season. And if you’re an Engagement Engineer? Now’s the time to “fall” in love with playful learning.
With their heaping menus and healthy portion sizes, retro diners really do offer a little bit of something for everyone. And that’s why we’ve decided to turn up the heat in our proverbial teacher test kitchen and “fire up” a brand new classroom resource called Order up!
This week, EMC² Learning’s activity rollout features a bevy of creative and clever new ways to play in classrooms of any age. We’ve got a wealth of playful pedagogical approaches featuring everything from digital spinners to plastic poker chips to… paper coffee cups!?
Professional football is the single most-watched sport in the USA. And thanks to the interactive appeal of fantasy sports, the NFL is even bigger today than ever before! So what might it look like if we brought that same level of fun and excitement into our classrooms?
Can’t make it to the ISTE conference in Philadelphia this summer (or simply can’t wait to get a jump on all things ISTE before the big event)?! Not to worry. The ISTE Summer Learning Academy offers educators the chance to access top-quality PD from their homes!
It’s the end of the school year! And teachers everywhere are hard at work wrapping up their instruction as students make their way through the end of all of that regularly scheduled course curricula. Sounds like the perfect time for an end-of-year game show!
New this week from EMC² Learning: over three full hours of brand new, self-paced video skill builders with all sorts of playful, purposeful professional development to help you learn at your leisure. Pop on your favorite pair of PJ’s and start streaming today!
Welcome to Peer Review Paradise! At these Instructional Islands, students will have the opportunity to soak up the good vibes of a free-flowing peer review as they island hop in order to punch up any writing assignment under the sun. Get your passports ready!
This summer EMC² Learning will be hitting the road for a series of conferences, workshop, and teacher training events across the United States. Our first stop? Louisville, Kentucky and the Imagining the Future of Learning conference at Bellarmine University!
Rehash Rally is a pulse-pounding upgrade to any ho-hum review activity. This brand new collection of resources puts students squarely in the driver’s seat and challenges them to navigate all sorts of obstacles to connect what they’re learning to earlier units!
Hollywood is famous for its star-studded world premiers. And here at EMC² Learning, we’ve got all sorts of creative pedagogical approaches in our pipeline. The Red Carpet Reveal is your chance to enjoy a front row seat as these new resources make their debuts!
EMC² Learning is home to a thriving community of thousands of educators from schools all around the world. Week after week, we are blown away by their continued commitment to creativity and student-centered instruction. Here are five teachers worth a shout out!
Grab your popcorn and get ready for some seriously playful PD — because we’re adding not one, not two, not three, but four all-new self-paced video Skill Builders. Check out the newest courses that have been added to our ever-expanding library of resources!
Back by popular demand! Moonlight Madness puts an after-dark twist on the wildly popular Sundown Showdown pedagogy. Discover more than a dozen new ways teachers can Lose the Lecture and use gamification to bring student-centered life to their next lesson plan.
It seems like Artificial Intelligence is everywhere you look these days. From day one, EMC² Learning has been committed to helping teachers engage at the speed of life. And these days, that means providing cutting edge resources and support for all things AI.
The age of artificial intelligence is upon us! But what’s a classroom teacher to do in order to separate what’s authentically student-crafted and what’s simply the product of AI? While detection software might seem tempting, here are five things to keep in mind.
To infinity… and beyond! Today is a landmark occasion in the history of EMC² Learning. Because as of this morning, we’ve just added our 600th fully editable resource to our ever expanding library of student-centered classroom activities. Come check it out!
Did you know that EMC² Learning offers scalable solutions for schools and districts? In addition to individual site memberships, EMC² Learning is proud to provide bulk licenses and PD. Here’s how things are shaping up with one of our partner schools in Illinois.
Spring has sprung! And to celebrate the season, EMC² Learning is offering teachers everywhere the chance to join in the egg-citement with one of the most engaging activities in the history of student-centered teaching. Give a click to unlock this free resource!
Whether you’re a college basketball devotee, an armchair baseball scout, or a loyal fan of pro wrestling – these next few weeks are full of some of the most drama and excitement in all of sports. Here are strategies to help you bring that spirit into your class!
Last week, EMC² Learning had the tremendous honor of traveling to Orlando, Florida for the 10th annual Universal Design for Learning Implementation and Research Network (UDL-IRN) conference. Here’s the top 23 things we learned at this epic international summit.
In Magic: The Gathering, players travel to a fantasy world and become wizards with the power to conjure mythical spells and creatures. And when its core gameplay is fused with AI, it offers a ton of potential for unleashing some serious “Magic” in any classroom.
Saint Patrick’s Day is almost here! And we’ve got all sorts of clever and creative ways to help teachers add a dash of magic to their classrooms no matter what course, content area, or grade level they happen to be teaching. Feeling lucky? Then give a click!
This month, EMC² Learning is celebrating our second birthday. And in just two short years, we’ve managed to create upwards of 500 fully editable resources that are now in use in thousands of classrooms around the world. But can we reach 600 by April 1?!
What happens when you cross your course content with an alternative assessment that’s inspired by the highest-grossing media franchise of all time? Countless ways to bring new life and creativity into your classroom. Next level student engagement, we choose you!
Believe it or not, it was two years ago this week when our humble PD platform first opened its doors. These past two years have certainly been a whirlwind — and today’s entry takes a trip down memory lane to celebrate where we’ve been (and where we’re headed)!
In today’s entry, we take a closer look at the story of the most controversial attraction in the 50+ year history of the Disney parks. What made Splash Mountain such a towering success? And where did this once mighty log flume take a turn that led to its downfall?
New to the world of gamification? Don’t panic. We’ve got you covered! This ABC guide will give you a handle on 26 of the most important terms that can help you level up your teaching game and become a master of playful pedagogy in no time. Let the games begin!
What a week it was for EMC² Learning, full of conferences and presentations across three different states in front of hundreds of educators from all over the country. Here’s our biggest takeaways from a whirlwind week.
Valentine’s Day is here and love is in the air! And what better way to show your students how much you care than by trying out some brand new instructional resources that can help you make the shift to a more student-centered classroom?
2023 might go down in history as the year of Artificial Intelligence. And with AI booming in popularity both inside of our schools and beyond it, we’ve rounded up five of our favorite (FREE!) tools to help teachers design more engaging, inclusive lesson plans.
Get your popcorn ready! Nine brand new titles are joining the ever-expanding EMC² Learning Skill Builders Video Collection. And this all new resource collection is going to knock your socks off. It’s blockbuster PD right from the comfort of your very own couch!