Educational Games & Gamification

Fun Learning, Creating and Coding With Roblox Education – Education Article

The popular platform (second in line behind Minecraft) is seeing increased use in schools and classrooms. Roblox is a cross-platform hit game that was launched long ago (for the game industry) in 2005. Surprisingly for everyone in the realm, it surpassed the incredible milestone of 100 million monthly active users in August 2019. This achievement puts Roblox in line with the former absolute leader among games for children, Minecraft. Immense popularity with younger generations leads both titles to invade the…

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Prepare Your Students to Recognize Disinformation With the “Bad News” Game – Education Article

Game Hopes to Inoculate Kids Against Disinformation as They Build Their Own Fake News Empire As much of a fan as I am of the many wonderful things the Internet and World Wide Web have made possible, I am equally disheartened by the various downsides of this invasive digital realm. Cyber attacks, malware, misinformation, astroturfing, cyber bullying, social media driven anxiety and depression, and so on. This stuff bums me out. Sometimes when I get frustrated with the bad stuff,…

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