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Playfully is Now in Open Beta!

Playfully is in OPEN BETA! Now is the time to join the movement and explore the new, ultimate destination for high-impact learning games. It’s been an incredible ride so far, and still so much to do! Those of you who



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Digital Games in the Classroom: Where Do I Start?

Educators focused on enabling immersive, dynamic learning opportunities already apply different forms of interactivity into the learning space – from scripted plays and mock debates to use of YouTube videos. Today, there is an influx of digital learning games striving



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New Argubot Academy Update Now Available in App Store!

The newest Mars Generation One: Argubot Academy update (1.02) is now available in the App Store – now with support for Teacher Tools! With this update, you will be able to add your class and see your students’ progress right



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GlassLab Launches Mars Generation One: Argubot Academy at Games for Change

Today, GlassLab announced the launch of a new tablet-based English Language Arts game developed in collaboration with NASA. The game was launched at the 11th annual Games for Change festival in New York City, a conference celebrating games with social



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SimCityEDU Wins ON For Learning Award

SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! has received a 2014 ON for Learning Award from Common Sense Media, the national nonprofit dedicated to helping kids thrive with media and technology. SimCityEDU one of just 37 apps, games and websites for the classroom to



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Can Assessments be a Fun Experience for Everyone?

Most of us associate educational assessment with large-scale state-wide proficiency, admission (for example, to college), or employment tests. Although tests and test scores have helped open the door to education and employment opportunities, most people don’t like taking tests. The



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The Learning Games Playlist: Nominate Your Top Game or Learning Tool!

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Are you a gamer, designer, educator, parent, or all-around player passionate about games and learning tools that make a difference? Interested in making an impact within the games and learning community and beyond? Then join Institute of Play in creating



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Teachers Share Tips on Creating Lesson Plans for SimCityEDU

With only a few weeks away to go until the beta launch of SimCityEDU, we’re hearing from hundreds of teachers across the country who are eager to start thinking about creating and sharing their own SimCity-based learning tools. For the


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