Track behavior, motivate students with clever fantasy-themed game.
Pros: Instant feedback and accountability encourage students to act responsibly, and teacher-created quests motivate learners.
Cons: Depending on how it’s set up, the experience could be more punitive than supportive and in some cases, may hinder relationships.
Bottom Line: Classcraft is a fantastic game for encouraging positive behavior while students build knowledge and develop communication and collaboration skills.
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