Monthly Archives: December 2013

kids and tablets

A Look at Some of the Hot Toys for the Holiday Season

by Meredith A. Bak
December 19, 2013

As we head deeper into the holiday season, parents and others with youngsters on their shopping lists are challenged to find the best toys of the year. Retail giants have compiled their lists, including the “Hot Toy” list for the 2013 Holiday Season from Toys R Us and the “Best Toys of the Season” from […]

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Help Us with Our Parent Video Game Survey!

by Administrator
December 19, 2013

** This survey is now closed. ** Are you the parent or guardian of a child between 4 and 13 years of age? Do your children play video games? If so, you are eligible to take a survey about digital games and family life, co-sponsored by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and […]

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How do Teachers Use the Assessment Features of Video Games?

by Barry Fishman
December 2, 2013

A new study, called A-GAMES (Analyzing Games for Assessment in Math, ELA/Social Studies, and Science) has been funded by the Gates Foundation to study how video games support teachers’ classroom formative assessment practice. If you are a K-12 teacher, you can help shape and inform the research by completing a survey.   There is growing […]

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