In November 2015, middle-school students from Westchester County, New York, found themselves on a windswept field in South Sudan mingling with a crowd of refugees fleeing civil war. Suddenly, they… more »
Chris Berdik is a science journalist who has written about a wide variety of topics, including the intersection of science with ethical issues and the peculiarities of the human brain. (“Why Our Brains Make Us Laugh,” for the Boston Globe, for example.) His book, Mind Over Mind: The Surprising Power of Expectations, was published by Current, an imprint of Penguin, in 2012.
"One of the things I like about iCivics is that it's a place for students to go where they're not going to get angry, because you know it's not going to be slanted," said Jo Phillips, a veteran civics teacher at West Virginia's Ripley High.
Via EdWeek. March 10, 2017
"Our goal was to demonstrate the various advantages of presenting educational content in a gaming format," said Voit, a materials science and engineering professor in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. "An immersive, cooperative experience like that of 'Polycraft World' may represent the future of education."
via ScienceDaily. February 27, 2017
"The GDC said they chose DeLoura for the award because he has dedicated “his life to the education and the productive use of technology within academia, the media and video games.”"
Via GeekWire. February 27, 2017
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