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Don't Miss: Here are 7 games with great learning curves that devs should study

Gamasutra - October 12, 2017 4433

Which games offer a masterclass in how to design a well-shaped learning curve? Corey Davis of Psyonix, Chris Bourassa of Red Hook, and Global Game Jame co-founder Ian Schreiber weigh in. ...

STUDENT VOICES: I never knew I’d get this far

Hechinger Report - October 03, 2017 3964

How did you hear about your school, Phoenix Academy Lawrence? We were going to [Lawrence High School], but my brother’s and my attendance wasn’t good, so they told us to come over here. Lawrence High is in South Lawrence, and I live in Tower Hill. That’s like a 45-minute walk. If I missed the school […]


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STUDENT VOICES: Pay teachers more

Hechinger Report - October 02, 2017 3932

How would you describe your school? The school opened in 2010. I came here in eighth grade. It serves sixth through 12th grade. We have about 500 kids now. The school’s so small, you kind of know everyone. It’s really diverse. We focus on gifted education. You can really kind of go in whatever path […]


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Breakfast enhances cognition in children and adolescents

Bold Blog - September 28, 2017 3754

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What Kind of Learner Are You? Infographic

ELearningGraphics - October 15, 2017 3718

What Kind of Learner Are You? Infographic Do you sometimes get frustrated when someone is trying to teach you something new? It turns out there’s lots of different ways of learning. By finding out which way suits you best, you can tailor your learning approach to absorb information much faster. The theory of learning styles, […]


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Benefits of Language Learning Infographic

ELearningGraphics - October 14, 2017 3578

Benefits of Language Learning Infographic Physiological studies have found that speaking two or more languages is a great asset to the cognitive process. The brains of bilingual people operate differently than single language speakers, and these differences offer several mental benefits. This Benefits of Language Learning Infographic highlights the many ways that language learning and […]


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The Copenhagen Letter

Harold Jarche - September 20, 2017 3215

I signed The Copenhagen Letter. Perhaps you should too, if you think that all people should control the technology that runs the world, not just the surveillance capitalists. Well, at least read it, please. To everyone who shapes technology today We live in a world where technology is consuming society, ethics, and our core existence.... Read more »

Blog: How Kingdom Hearts blends combat evolution with character evolution

Gamasutra - September 13, 2017 2836

I discuss how Kingdom Hearts' combat evolution is not just better for the game design, but also for reflecting on the main character growth. ...

Blog: Breaking conventions to motivate players

Gamasutra - September 08, 2017 2546

Ubisoft game designer Andrii Goncharuk looks beyond psychology, sociology and neurobiology to better understand player motivation. ...


"Tool Without a Handle: Metaphors of Gender"

Center for Internet & Society at Stanford Law School - September 02, 2017 2252

Don't Miss: How can gameplay allow players to get creative?

Gamasutra - September 01, 2017 2158

Designer Eddy Léja-Six examines the nature of both creativity and games to get to the bottom of the question: which games allow for creativity, and how do they encourage it? ...

Blog: Can your game have too many choices?

Gamasutra - August 22, 2017 1617

Narrowing down your options is getting more difficult in this day and age. This is exactly what choice overload is about: there is just too much to choose from. ...