Five Ways Games Make Kids Smarter

Ninety seven percent of kids spend an average of ten hours a week playing video games. It’s hard work, but they keep coming back. They often fail at whatever they are trying to do, but they persist until they learn the strategies, concepts, and skills to achieve their...

The Games4Ed ARG on Education Reform

Jeff Borden of Saint Leo University starts to unveil the lost educational plans of John Dewey and Lev Vygostky, but has to flee, leaving behind clues about education reform, secret papers, hidden websites that must be decoded by participants. Watch the...

How Do Educators Find Games?

Over 60% of teachers use games in the classroom, more and more frequently as tools for instruction and assessment. But how do they find the game that is best suited for their needs and the topic they want to cover? Read more to discover the various ways educators find...

What does Research Say About Games and Learning?

When a person plays a game, they are hitting the sweet spot of the learning center in the brain. According to famed researchers like Lev Vygotky and Carol Dweck, playing games offers a synthesis of the Zone of Proximal Development and Growth Mindset. And that’s only...

ISTE Wrapup

What an awesome Games4Ed meeting on June 28 at ISTE! The energy level was off the charts, and not just because of all the candy! The enthusiasm and dedication to game-based learning was inspiring, and we were honored to collaborate with so many of you from so many...