In Follow the Crowd: NanoCrafter and the rise of group intelligence, reporter Laura Parker takes a look at the success of Foldit, and finds out what it can mean for Nanocrafter. Concluding collective intelligence is the key to future solutions, the article also hints at some great potential upcoming features for Nanocrafter. Check it out!
Education Lab Blog Chats With CGS Partner Enlearn
This spring, our Enlearn partners tested their new platform in nine sixth-grade classrooms in the Seattle school district. Center Director Zoran Popović has some thoughts on this topic he recently shared with the Seattle Times Education Lab Blog. Check it out!
Riddle Books is Live!
Our exciting new word problem offering, Riddle Books, is now available online through the Seattle Public Library and King County Library Summer of Learning links. We are delighted to be teaming up with all the libraries in Seattle and the immediate surrounding areas to bring the joy of reading through gaming to Puget Sound youth this summer.
DragonBox Heads to Seattle Libraries
We are pleased to announce that DragonBox Adaptive and Riddle Books (available soon) are now also available through the Seattle Public Library Summer of Learning site. Youngsters now have three fantastic ways to experience our programs this summer:
Media Roundup: Foldit Style
Foldit has been making the rounds this early summer, and appearing in the news with frequency lately! While Marketing Interactive points out “Why Brands Need to Learn How to Play”, the Huffington Post checked in with a list formatted look over the weekend on ways computing has helped the battle against AIDS. Even though Wired didn’t call out Foldit specifically in the recent “Science Spectacles”, the author did note that “…the most exciting science going on today doesn’t lend itself to spectacles. Take the protein folding problem.” Feel free to explore any of the links for more and take a look at our brand new media section to read about our other titles as well!