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12 Days of Blended Learning: Day 5

Jessica Anderson

This is the fifth post in a series of twelve on blended learning.

Day 5: Gamification

One of the hardest parts about a self-paced, blended learning classroom is motivating students to continue working. One of the ways I motivate my students is by using gamification. Gamification is the process of making an environment that is not typically a game into a game by adding game elements to everyday tasks.

To gamify, I use the website  This site makes it VERY easy to gamify a class without the teaching having to worry about designing all the components of the game. If you're curious check out the following blog posts to learn more:

1) 5 Ways to Gamify Your Blended Classroom to Motivate the Unmotivated 

2) Classcraft blog post 

3) BetterLesson: Classcraft Strategy

4) Building a Culture of Self-Management in the Blended Classroom 

5) 7 Steps to Start Blending Your Classroom