Industry now has “the ability to invade the kids’ space much more aggressively than ever before.”
Learning Games Network will use the Gates Foundation funds to expand Xenos, an “integrated social learning environment gaming platform, for Hispanic adults learning English.”
The game will be designed to align with the Common Core standards in mathematics and Next Generation Science Standards for high school students
“The Vanished team attributed this high level of active participation to the tight player community that formed over the game’s eight week run.”
Education Arcade program manager Scot Osterweil is slated to speak at MIT on October 22nd, giving the keynote address for a conference on youth media literacy.
The debates sparked in our reorganization serve as powerful reminders that the university has been blissfully isolated from seismic changes.
“Vanished,” now being played by thousands online, offers a novel experiment in alternative science education.