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The Teacher's Academy Offers Game-Based Learning Course to Help Educators Increase Student Engagement

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Updated 11:02 AM CDT, Wed, October 03,2018

Furlong, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/03/2018 -- The Teacher's Academy, the leading choice for affordable professional development for teachers in Philadelphia and through PA is pleased to offer courses to assist educators in engaging their students in the curriculum. One such course, "Game-Based Learning," is designed to help teachers use games as a motivational tool to promote student success in the classroom.

"Game-Based Learning" is an 18-hour course that will help teachers to use games more effectively in the classroom. These activities are designed to help students improve memory and comprehension by offering competition with peers and the opportunity to earn rewards, all while decreasing behavioral issues. Professionals will learn how games align with teaching students 21st-century skills and they will see how they have been used successfully in other classrooms. Throughout the course, teachers will also have the opportunity to create games which they can use in their own classrooms, maximizing the use of their time spent in the course.

All courses offered by The Teacher's Academy can be completed online and at one's own pace. Each course is relevant to today's pedagogues because they are developed by other professionals in the field and meet Common Core Standards. There are no additional materials required to participate in the course other than a computer and an internet connection. Plus, each course will help PA teachers earn the Act 48 hours required to maintain active certification in the state.

For more information on this course, or for any other courses that can help Philadelphia educators earn professional development hours, visit

About The Teacher's Academy
The Teacher's Academy offers convenient online professional development for teachers. Those who need professional development hours, including Act 48 hours, can gain their hours by taking courses from The Teacher's Academy. All courses are written by active teachers. Courses are available for almost every subject and grade level. They can be taken on one's own time and at their own pace. Teachers choose The Teacher's Academy for their professional development because of the convenience, affordability, and relevance. To learn more, visit

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