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February 27, 2013

Conn. Measure Would Ban Video Games Depicting Gun Violence

Legislation in Connecticut would bar public establishments and arcades from allowing youths to play video games simulating gun violence.

January 16, 2013

Parents Want to See More Reading for Fun With Paper or Digital Books

Despite the rising popularity of e-books, most students today still turn to print books when they read for fun, a survey reveals.

January 16, 2013

Study Finds E-Games Can Help Curb Youth Obesity

A study indicates that active video games, or e-games, can encourage physical activity among children.

January 14, 2013

Ideas Put Forward for Reaching English Learners Through Technology

A number of individual programs, and school and district strategies, have shown technology's potential to help English language learners, a new paper contends.

December 03, 2012

Fostering Big Ideas to Solve Problems in Education

Speakers at the Big Ideas Fest in California talked about using the passion of students to address education's greatest challenges.

November 29, 2012

Project Envisions Teaching Fractions by Touch, Movement

A federally funded research project will attempt to build students' skill with fractions through an mobile application that allows them to manipulate information on screen, a test of a scientific theory of how people learn.

May 23, 2012

STEM Video Game Challenge Winners Announced

More than six times as many entrants participated in this competition as did in the first one last school year.

May 02, 2012

Half of K-8 Teachers Using Digital Games

Digital games are gaining popularity among K-8 teachers, according to a new survey.

April 10, 2012

Educational Ratings For Digital Content Launched

Common Sense Media has started its rating system with 150 reviews, and some 800 more are expected by the end of the year.

April 05, 2012

Video Game Competition With STEM Focus Launched

The free competition is open to students in grades 3-9 and includes meetings with teen pop stars.

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