Tag Archives: game-based learning

Cool Tool | Far-Plane: Beyond Boundaries

This is a first-person role playing adventure game, and a collaboration between Triad Interactive Media (Triad) and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). The two firms partnered to transform CCL’s premiere leadership program, Beyond Boundaries, from a face-to-face training program into … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | PlatinuMath

Here’s a professional development solution in the form of a suite of web-based games designed to strengthen the mathematics knowledge of preservice and in-service elementary teachers, many of whom lack the mathematical understanding required to teach math. To engage elementary teachers … Continue reading

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Serious About Games

How can educators get the most out of game-based learning? INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Involved seriously in gaming as education since 2004, Lee Wilson, an executive at companies serving K-12 schools and most recently of Filament Games, has degrees … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Planet Mechanic

In Filament Games’ latest release, Planet Mechanic, students learn about planets by helping an alien race choose the conditions of its home world. By experimenting with a planet’s core attributes, manipulating its atmosphere, tilt, rotation and lunar cycles, students see … Continue reading

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Serious Play School

A critical look at the use of games as educational vehicles to advance learning. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero There’s a lot of excitement brewing in the area of games and education this year, to wit, over 25 representatives from … Continue reading

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