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Changing the Game at Becker College, September 14, 2011

by Catherine Jhee
August 24, 2011

On September 14, Michael Levine will participate in “Changing the Game: How Digital Games are Changing Entertainment and Education,” an academic panel at Becker College in conjunction with the inauguration of the college’s new president, Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. The honorary chair and moderator is Gordon Bellamy, executive director of … 







Gaming Education Reform: Starting Points for a Digital Revolution

by Catherine Jhee
July 5, 2011

At the 2011 Games, Learning and Society research conference in Madison, Joan Ganz Cooney Center Executive Director Michael H. Levine was the closing keynote speaker on the topic “Gaming Education Reform.” His presentation to a multidisciplinary group of scholars, game industry leaders and practitioners focused on several missing key elements … 







Video: Generation Mobile Panel

by Catherine Jhee
March 1, 2011

In December, Michael Levine participated in Generation Mobile, a panel discussion hosted by the FCC in Washington, DC. Watch the video from the panel discussion after the jump.       (This video will begin with the “Ask the Experts About Generation Mobile” panel. View the full video on YouTube.) … 







Congress Launches Caucus for Competitiveness in Entertainment Technology

by Michael H. Levine, PhD
February 24, 2011

A funny thing happened at a Capitol Hill Caucus Event in  D.C.  last month–a moment of bipartisan agreement!  The sighting of this rare bird seems well worth noting–everyone who has been following the debate over painful budget cuts has been wondering if and when consensus might ever break out. So I was delightfully … 







Lecture at the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development

by Catherine Jhee
February 10, 2011

If you are in New Haven on Friday, February 11, we invite you to attend the Zigler Center’s weekly social policy lecture series. Michael Levine will present a preview of Always Connected, a collaboration with the Sesame Workshop that will be published this spring, and The Impacts of Media Multitasking … 







Highlights from Kids @ Play

by Becky Herr Stephenson, PhD
January 12, 2011

Becky Herr Stephenson is a Research Fellow at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center. She attended the Kids@Play Summit at CES 2011, which focused on the way technology is changing how kids learn and play. She shares some highlights with us here: The Kids@Play Summit at CES reaffirmed for me that … 







Stop Waiting: A New Day for Learning

by Michael H. Levine
October 5, 2010

Reprinted from Huffington Post This teacher bashing must stop! It is an unwise diversion from what matters most: teaching children to love learning and be creative right from the start. As an unabashed ally in the moral outrage that animates Davis Guggenheim’s powerful film “Waiting for ‘Superman’ “, count me … 







Major NYT Article on Games for Learning — Cooney Center Cited

by Marj Kleinman
September 15, 2010

This Sunday, games based learning will be New York Times Magazine cover worthy (we semi-scooped them.) Learning by Playing, by Sara Corbett, is a thorough overview of game play in the classroom, highlighting some successful  and revolutionary programs that are helping kids learn in school, most notably, Quest to Learn, … 







Teaching for a Shared Future: American Educators Need to Think Globally

by Levine & Wojcicki
September 7, 2010

By Esther Wojcicki and Michael H. Levine, reprinted from the Huffington Post American students’ lack of knowledge about the world is unsettling. According to surveys by National Geographic and Asia Society, young Americans are next to last in their knowledge of geography and current affairs compared to peers in eight … 







TEDxAtlanta Re:Learn (Again)

by Marj Kleinman
August 5, 2010

Did you catch Michael H. Levine’s TEDxAtlanta speech back in May? In light of the fact that the event was entitled “Re: Learn” we thought it deserved a second look. In his eighteen minute talk, Michael shares three powerful trends in digital media that are revolutionizing learning. View his speech …