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Posted by developer on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

One of the greatest challenges teachers face today is the effective use of technology in the classroom...and, of course, keeping students interested in largely text book-based subjects, such as math and science, when they're surrounded by a gadget-filled world. In Miami-Dade County, the public school district has decided to take a new approach to improving grades and increasing interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects by launching the iTech Academy - a magnet school that teaches game design to high school students.

Posted by Amelia on Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

It seems these days teachers are inundated with calls to modernize their classroom, utilize new technologies, and respond nimbly to shifts in learning paradigms. But, looking toward the future, what exactly does all of this mean? Two science-savvy journalists, Rita J. King and Joshua Fouts, have launched a wonderful project called Creating the Future of Education and Work

Posted by Amelia on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

This week, we are excited to reveal a special video project that allowed us to collaborate with our awesome instructors and students so they could share their experiences learning and teaching game design.

Posted by Amelia on Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Wow! Ed forums have been abuzz with last week's news that South Korea's schools will go digital by 2015, with Samsung's Galaxy Tab as the likely handheld replacement for textbooks. We will be watching very intently as they make the switch! What do you think?

TIME: "Save A Tree, Teach Through The Cloud: South Korea Schools First To Go Paperless"

Posted by Amelia on Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

This week, we've been keeping a close eye on the latest from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2011 Conference. Each year, over 100,000 dedicated educators converge to share knowledge, showcase innovation, and compare notes on using technology to improve classrooms worldwide.

 
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