World of ClassCraft is the Coolest Educational Game Ever Made. Ever.


You would be hard pressed to find a teenager (particularly a teenage boy) who would rather go to school than play video games. For many years, edtech developers have tried to leverage that very simple choice between school and games Continue reading

Can Games Be Effective Teaching Tools? Disney is Trying to Figure it Out

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In the edtech world, there are many educational games but oftentimes parents and teachers are left wondering if the game is actually effective in teaching students new concepts. While the idea of “edutainment” is appealing in theory, it is challenging Continue reading

Games in the Classroom By the Numbers [Infographic]


In a new infographic from Online Courses, some data is revealed about the usage of video games in education. We’ve written about the concept on Technapex before, and soon I will post an article featuring some insights from some edtech Continue reading

An Unexplored Opportunity: Video Games as Educational Tools


Jackie Mader of The Hechinger Report’s HechingerEd blog wrote of a panel at last month’s NBC Education Nation summit where many educators brought up some concerns about the emerging technology of video games in the classroom. One teacher faced a Continue reading