Monthly Archives: February 2013

Games to Save our Educational System

     Shravan Goli of Forbes Magazine asks the question “Can Gamification Save Our Broken Education System?”  After answering “yes and no”, Goli provides several thoughtful ways in which to better answer this question;

“Games, as one component of a revamped education system, offer a way to address soft skills, experiential learning, motivation and outdated testing, and evidence regarding their effectiveness in education is growing (there’s even indication that purely recreational video games stimulate brain development).”

To read the full article click here

http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2013/02/21/can-gamificatio-save-our-broken-education-system/

Game Closure launches free tools for anyone to build fast mobile-web games

This could be a great tool for teachers and others who are interested in making learning games.