Using apps, games to engage students in learning

02/4/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

In a recent SmartBrief survey, 40% of educators reported that online applications and games are the most effective way to engage students. This blog post suggests three websites that high school teachers should try. Persuasive Games includes a variety of games used to teach students about everything from the flu virus to debt. GlogsterEDU offers various resources to beef up presentations with text, images and videos, and Vocabulary.com seeks to improve students' word skills.

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