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5 takeaways from E3 2011

The annual E3 Expo was held this week. E3 is where Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft announce their upcoming products and give expo-goers early, hands-on access to the latest technology. While the announcements weren’t educational in nature, I believe we can … Read

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Super Scribblenauts and building vocabulary

Last fall I talked about Scribblenauts, a game for Nintendo’s DS handheld system that’s unlike pretty much any other game out there. In order to solve the challenges presented in each level, you must flex your vocabulary and problem-solving skills–but … Read

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Two examples of game-based learning evolving with technology

In the last few years, gaming systems like the Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii have changed how we play games. Buttons and direction pads still rule, but new games might require us to stand up and move around, or use … Read

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Using handheld gaming devices in the classroom

Nintendo is working to use its popular DS series of handheld gaming devices as interactive classroom response units. Think of these as the “clickers” many schools now have to solicit real-time response from students, with additional functionality to also receive … Read

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