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Danielson is a Hard Core Gamer: Part 1 - Gamification & Classroom Environment

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Okay, so I don't know Charlotte Danielson, and I cannot seriously make conjecture on her leisure activities, particularly in the realm of video games. With that out of the way, I wanted to explore some of the ways in which the use of simulations, games, gamification and game design relates to and can exemplify the four domains of Danielson's Framework for Teaching and learning.

Today, I'd like to begin with Domain 2, Classroom Environment. In future posts on this topic, I plan to explore the other domains. For those of you who are being evaluated using the Danielson framework and who also happen to be doing gamification (with or without Classcraft), feel free to steal liberally from the language in this post for your professional "evidence folder".
Gamification, Levelling up my Classroom environment with Classcraft
I've been using Classcraft off and on since last year, but I'm just now really starting to get into a groove with this thing.

I have to adm…