Our partners Enlearn are in the news this week, recently announcing a deal with Voyager Sopris Learning to create a new product that will aid student’s development in English language arts and reading comprehension. In this picture, CGS Director Zoran Popović addressed SXSWedu Conference and Festival attendees yesterday, discussing “Rapid, Radical Changes in Student Concept Mastery”. Next week, he’ll be the opening keynote speaker at Learning at Scale in Vancouver, BC.
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!
Computer Gamers Help Push Frontier Of Brain Research
Our director Zoran Popović was interviewed by NPR Science Correspondent Joe Palca this morning in a segement titled Wanna Play? Computer Gamers Help Push Frontier Of Brain Research. Listen to the whole story or check out a transcript of the segement which features discussion on Foldit and how video games are changing the landscape of scientific research and discovery.
The AIIDE12 main conference kicks off with a keynote by Zoran Popović on Wednesday, Oct 10!
Director Zoran Popović spoke at NBC News’ Education Nation today about the potential for games to transform education. Watch Popović full discussion with NBC’s Tamron Hall below:
Game-based learning has the ability to fundamentally change education. Imagine a world whree students poured their energy into a game that helped teach them math and they actually enjoyed it. At the Education Nation Summit, we’ll witness the power and potential of gaming to provide exciting tools for teachers to help personalize learning, engage students in fun new ways, and adapt in real-time to improve student learning. The session will include a fun demonstration and crowd-sourcing exercise in which Summit delegates will help create a new game for the nation’s classrooms.