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What Game Designers Want to Be When They Grow Up

Impatient Optimists | Posted 05.13.2013 | Parents
Impatient Optimists

Photo courtesy of Flickr user Mikal.Danielle A few years ago, Michael John, Game Director at the Games, Learning and Assessment (Glass) Lab, and a l...

Can Video Games Help Your Kids?

Rich Taylor | Posted 11.25.2012 | Education
Rich Taylor

In a tough economy where painful education cuts are the norm, it is more important than ever to create an affordable -- and in this case fun -- engine for teaching skills to our children. Why does this work so well?

Gameification: Accelerating Learning With Technology

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.07.2012 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Gameification represents part of a predictable sequence. Many of the greatest technological advances in business have come originally from the world of kids and their games.

Gamification in Education: Should We Play?

Daniel Donahoo | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education
Daniel Donahoo

In an education system and learning culture so entrenched in standardized testing, the role and value of play and games is still finding a place.