In the afterschool space, a new breed of professional development programs is expanding learning opportunities for urban youth by cultivating partnerships between classroom teachers and community-based educators. Through programs like… more »
What does it look like when the teacher has students fire up an iPad game or assigns a game as homework? These stories offer insight into what is happening in today’s classrooms and how developers can ensure their games fit into a teacher’s vision of education.
Game design has unique relevance to effective teaching – it develops the skills teachers need to create engaging learning experiences where students can take on meaningful roles, explore complex problems,… more »
One of the major challenges facing both new and experienced teachers is how to offer feedback on classroom techniques and lessons that are helpful and seen as non-threatening. TeachLivE does… more »
In the second of our five reports on innovations in gaming and teacher professional development we visit the Incubator School in Los Angeles, an effort to redesign education from the ground up.