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November 16, 2015

FBI Online Game Combating Youth Extremism Draws Ire of Muslim Groups

The bureau's online game, titled "Don't Be a Puppet," is intended to counter recruitment of youths to radical extremist groups via the Internet.

November 11, 2015

Using 'Madden' Football Video Game to Teach Math and Science

EA Sports, Discovery Education, and the NFL Players Association have teamed up on an educational version of the popular video game.

October 27, 2015

Students Pitch Apps, Games in D.C. as Part of Hispanic Heritage Initiative

A group of 20 programmers made a trip to Washington to meet and network with leaders in Congress and the White House.

October 07, 2015

MacArthur Foundation Spins Off $25 Million "Connected Learning" Nonprofit

A new organization called Collective Shift aims to provide digital media-based learning opportunities in 70 communities by 2018.

July 24, 2015

Virtual-Reality Sharks in the Classroom

First Sharknado, now this: An educational virtual-reality program about sharks is in development, although VR devices have been slow to market.

June 29, 2015

3-D Technology for Classroom Touted at ISTE 2015

Although 3-D technology has been slow to catch on in schools, new apps and hardware on display at ISTE 2015 still captured educators' imaginations.

June 02, 2015

Effective Digital Learning Games Blend the Virtual and the Real, Study Finds

Digital learning games that use a mixed-reality element are up to five times more effective than traditional games in producing learning outcomes, a Carnegie Mellon study finds.

May 11, 2015

Twitter Chat: How Can Digital Games Boost Learning?

An Education Week Twitter chat explores how digital learning games are being used in the classroom.

May 06, 2015

Twitter Chat: New Developments in Digital Learning Games

Greg Toppo of USA Today, Richard Culatta of the U.S. education department, and Michael Levine of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center will talk digital learning games during a Ed Week Twitter chat Thursday evening.

April 17, 2015

Coding and Computer Science in School Libraries: Researcher Q&A

Given time and space to innovate, librarians can be instrumental in engaging students in using programming tools, researchers said.

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