Tag Archives: game-based learning

Digging Deeper

Cross-curricular learning using video games. GUEST COLUMN | by Suzi Wilczynski For thousands of years, excellent teachers have known that games and learning belong together. Today we have remarkable technology available to us that makes the game experience more comprehensive … Continue reading

Posted in guest column | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Learning Games That Shine

A game production studio head keeps learning relevant and fun.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero While an undergrad at Cornell, Dan White developed virtual science museums, primitive games that introduced middle school students to complex genetics concepts. “We tested with … Continue reading

Posted in interviews | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Fun and Games

Connecting with today’s mobile student through game-based learning technologies.   GUEST COLUMN | by Lindsey Hill If you’re old enough to remember games created solely for desktop computers, you just might remember a popular game called “The Oregon Trail.” The … Continue reading

Posted in guest column | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Exploring Inanimate Alice

A playful approach to literacy and learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Amanda S. Hovious Maria Montessori observed it. Jean Piaget observed it. Lev Vygotsky observed it. What did they observe? All three made the observation that young children learn language and … Continue reading

Posted in cool tools, guest column | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Cool Tool | Educade

Math and science are no longer boring subjects for students thanks to Educade, a new interactive learning portal developed by GameDesk. Educade is a one-stop shop for K-12 teachers and parents, pairing a free lesson plan library with 21stcentury teaching tools. Funded by AT&T, … Continue reading

Posted in cool tools | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment