MIT Education Arcade

Teaching Empathy Through Digital Game Play

Teaching Empathy Through Digital Game Play

| November 6, 2013 | 18 Comments

Video games can offer a playful approach to learning a new concept, providing a jumping off point for diving deeply into a topic. Games can’t do all the teaching, but they are an engaging way to get kids thinking — even about ethics.

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MIT Unleashes New Online Game for Math and Science

MIT Unleashes New Online Game for Math and Science

| August 28, 2013 | 38 Comments

A group of researchers in MIT’s Education Arcade are trying to harness the power of MMO games to teach high school students to think like scientists and mathematicians. Their game, The Radix Endeavor, is designed to be an educational game, and capitalizes on the interactions students can have as a way to build their knowledge and skills.

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