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What Happens When School Design Looks Like Game Design

What Happens When School Design Looks Like Game Design

| July 24, 2014 | 7 Comments

At the Quest To Learn School, curriculum experts and game designers work together to reimagine what school might look like if it drew its inspiration from video games.

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Connected Learning: Tying Student Passions to School Subjects

Connected Learning: Tying Student Passions to School Subjects

| April 3, 2013 | 13 Comments

By Ashley Williams, Youth Radio What if your extracurricular activities weren’t just extra but a part of your academics too? New thinking on education intends to bring students’ interests into the classroom. It’s called Connected Learning and promotes the idea that students will excel in school if what they are learning is relevant to their […]

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GameDesk Opens New Game-Based School

GameDesk Opens New Game-Based School

| September 4, 2012 | 10 Comments

GameDesk By Andrew Miller GameDesk, an organization that’s developing a variety of game-based learning initiatives, is venturing into new terrain with the opening of a new school and the development of new digital tools, with millions of dollars in funding from both the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and AT&T. The PlayMaker School, funded by […]

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