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With the right standards, video games can boost science proficiency

by Michele Israel • 3 months ago

Commentary: Simulations that integrate Next Generation Science Standards can help students achieve proficiency in the sciences, says edWeb.net’s Michele Israel.

Educational video games immerse art students at Arizona State

by Betsy Foresman • 12 months ago

Students learn about 15th century Italy and 19th century Paris to broaden their views of art history beyond the paintings those eras left behind.

Calculus video game boosted test pass rates say Texas A&M researchers

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Playing a custom-built video game was shown to significantly improve test scores in introductory calculus classes.

Education Department launches virtual reality challenge

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

The agency is calling on video game developers and virtual reality experts to develop games and simulations that enhance student learning.

From World of Warcraft to Department of Education: One gamer's story

by Corinne Lestch • 5 years ago

Erik Martin, the agency's first student engagement and games specialist, has combined a love for gaming with his desire to see games used for education.