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September 26, 2014

Satirical Video Game Skewers NCLB, Charter Schools, Testing

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

Summertime Video Gaming

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

Principal: Minecraft Doesn't Have to Be a Distraction From Learning

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

Popular SimCity Video Game, Now a Classroom Assessment

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

Webinar: The Intersection of Video Games and Noncognitive Skills

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

Video-Game Research Delves Into How Children Succeed

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison believe video games can be used to simultaneously cultivate and assess noncognitive skills.

August 12, 2013

Video Games as 'Petri Dishes' for Assessment Data

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are analyzing 'clickstream data' from video games for signs of learning.

July 12, 2013

STEM Roundup: New Schools, Video Game Challenge, Top-Paying Jobs

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

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 17, 2013

Youth Aggression and the Disarmament of American Entertainment

How much about the effect of media violence on school climate do we actually know?

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