James Gee, a pioneer of educational video game theory, talks about the benefits and potential downsides of the Pokémon Go phenomenon.
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Proponents point to increased attention to cultural landmarks and opportunities to weave math and reading into the game, but skeptics raise concerns about data privacy and pricing.
June 27, 2016
Games offer the possibility of helping students master some of the broadest and most difficult concepts in science, an education official for NOVA contends.
June 09, 2016
In the education version of the popular game, students can explore subjects ranging from science and engineering to history as they re-create places and events.
April 21, 2016
A pilot program at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education lets teachers in training practice classroom-management techniques with a classroom simulation.
January 20, 2016
The American technology giant has plans to expand the classroom version of the wildly popular video game that invites users to build, create, and explore.
November 16, 2015
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
EA Sports, Discovery Education, and the NFL Players Association have teamed up on an educational version of the popular video game.
October 27, 2015
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
A new organization called Collective Shift aims to provide digital media-based learning opportunities in 70 communities by 2018.