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Lucas Gillispie

White House office studies benefits of video games - 0 views

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    This summer, when your kids' favorite science museum boasts a new augmented-reality environmental simulation? Same deal. If in the next few years a video game teaches you anything - how to conserve energy, eat a balanced diet or solve quadratic equations - consider the invisible hand of one of the most unconventional White House hires in recent memory.
Lucas Gillispie

Games for Change | Games for Change is the leading global advocate for supporting and m... - 0 views

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    The annual Games for Change Festival is the leading global event that brings together funders, NGOs, corporations, government agencies and educators seeking to leverage entertainment and engagement for social good with leading game developers from the independent and commercial sector. Previous keynote speakers include Former Vice President Al Gore, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and the U.S.
Lucas Gillispie

Let the Games Begin: Entertainment Meets Education - 0 views

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    Credit: Thomas Reis Kurt Squire knew something unusual was happening in his after-school Western civ program. His normally lackluster middle and high school students, who'd failed the course once already, were coming to class armed with strategies to topple colonial dictators. Heated debates were erupting over the impact of germs on national economies....
Lucas Gillispie

Game Play Is Important for Learning - 0 views

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    Article about the use of Tabula Digita's Dimension M in the classroom.
Lucas Gillispie

The Video Game Revolution: "Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked" by Henry Jenkins | PBS - 0 views

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    Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked by Henry Jenkins, MIT Professor
Lucas Gillispie

PARC PlayOn 2.0 | Exploring the Social Dimensions of Virtual Worlds - 0 views

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    PlayOn 2.0 is a continuation of a research project started at the Palo Alto Research Center in late 2003. The project pioneered the use of large scale, automated data collection to investigate the social dynamics of a variety of massively multiplayer online games, foremost among them World of Warcraft.
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