Tag Archives: game-based learning

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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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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