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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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Cool Tool | Taken Charge

An online educational game that brings comprehensive technology education into a game-based learning environment created by Galvanize Labs, Taken Charge submerges players in a captivating story while giving them the building blocks for a quality technology education. Players progress through 49 … Continue reading

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Achieving Efficacy

Integrating the right technology tools in schools to meet learning challenges.   GUEST COLUMN | by Raj Valli Most classrooms already have technology assets, according to the US Department of Education, which reports that virtually all schoolrooms have at least … Continue reading

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Play It Again, Nolan

Atari founder Nolan Bushnell has a game-changer in store for education. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Before there was Apple, there was Atari. And behind Atari was Nolan Bushnell. One of the founding fathers of the video game industry, he … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | ‘Ethers’ by Iridescent

Most of us could learn a lot about games from middle-schoolers. These kids are smart. But it happens to be an age-group that is relatively underserved when it comes to games that really teach. So it’s exciting that the folks … Continue reading

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