Tag Archives: game-based learning

The Rain in Spain

Surveying the edtech ecosystem in a seat of Latin influence.  GUEST COLUMN | by Raúl Otaolea What’s happening with education and technology in Spain? The implementation of Computer Sciences in Spain is not as advanced as many of us would like. Recently, … Continue reading

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About Those $100,000 Jobs

To get students engaged in Computer Science, one teacher says, make learning to code as easy as playing a game. GUEST COLUMN | By Matt Mueller Teaching students how to code software is one of the most valuable skills a school can … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ST Math: K-6

Check out this game-based instructional software designed to boost math comprehension and proficiency through visual learning. Born out of research at the University of California, Irvine, ST Math’s unique approach accesses the mind’s innate spatial-temporal reasoning ability. This ability, which lies at … Continue reading

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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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