USA Today reporter Greg Toppo examines the ways digital games are transforming education in a new book, "The Game Believes in You."
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September 26, 2014
An indie video game dubbed "No Pineapple Left Behind," currently under development, offers a satirical take on public school management. Its motto: "They take tests. You make money."
June 17, 2014
Behaviors are influenced by outside forces. We know that and see it all the time. But does playing a video game turn someone toward anti-social behaviors?
February 14, 2014
Wisconsin elementary school principal Matt Renwick says that the game, if taken in the right context, can be seen not as a distraction, but as a resource to help students build critical learning skills.
November 12, 2013
GlassLab has released SimCityEDU, a classroom version of the popular city-building video game, for use as a teaching and assessment tool.
September 26, 2013
MacArthur Genius Award Winner Angela Duckworth and Arizona State University professor James Gee will talk about using video games to assess students' noncognitive skills.
August 13, 2013
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison believe video games can be used to simultaneously cultivate and assess noncognitive skills.
August 12, 2013
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are analyzing 'clickstream data' from video games for signs of learning.
July 12, 2013
Here are some noteworthy STEM developments in recent days, including reflections from educators in new STEM schools, the winners of a STEM video game contest, and analysis of top-paying jobs for recent college graduates.
February 27, 2013
Legislation in Connecticut would bar public establishments and arcades from allowing youths to play video games simulating gun violence.