Tag Archives: game-based learning

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

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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

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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

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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

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Dig This!

Bringing a little mystery, adventure and fun into the learning experience INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero A trained archaeologist and former middle school teacher, Suzi Wilczynski conceptualized from her own personal experiences something she knew kids everywhere would love. “Archaeology … Continue reading

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