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September 10, 2014

Amplify Jumps Into Consumer Market With Educational Game

"Twelve a Dozen," is Amplify's first attempt to sell directly into the consumer space, as opposed to going after buyers based in K-12 districts.

August 12, 2014

Minecraft MOOCs for Teachers Part of Ed-Tech Company's Push Into K-12

Though MOOCs have yet to take off in K-12 schools, Instructure unveiled two new online courses for teachers interested in the popular digital game Minecraft.

July 21, 2014

Digital Game Developers to Get Free Help Tracking Student Learning

GlassLab will provide free assessment and learning analytics technology to five digital learning game developers, the nonprofit told Ed Week.

June 10, 2014

Teachers Turn to Each Other to Select Digital Learning Games, Survey Finds

Nearly half of the teachers who use games said that "what other teachers say" about a given game was the most important factor in the selection process.

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 05, 2013

Demand for Ed. Games, Simulations Surging Worldwide

The market for education-focused games and simulations is likely to continue to grow, thanks in large measure to increased use of mobile devices, according to a report by Ambient Insight.

June 23, 2013

Schools Must Harness the 'Maximum Engagement' of Games, Says Author

Education gaming guru Jane McGonigal kicked off ISTE 2013 by arguing that games are a powerful tool to reach today's youth academically.

April 17, 2013

Bringing Digital Games to Market, K-12 Schools

Schools need more computers and faster Internet access to make use of the most innovative digital education games currently being created, experts say.

March 20, 2013

Latest Ed-Tech Tactics, Barriers to Implementation, Discussed by Expert Panel

Experts on a Brookings Institution panel discussion today agreed that using technology to improve schools requires a systemic change.

April 20, 2012

Can Simple Games Increase Preschoolers' Comfort With Math?

Researcher says activities increase early understanding of numbers and patterns

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