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Skeptics and Optimists Convene at The Atlantic

by Michelle Miller
May 25, 2012

Still buzzing from the exciting events of the previous evening, many participants from the STEM Video Game Challenge‘s Celebration of Success attended The Atlantic’s second annual Technologies in Education Forum on May 22 in Washington, D.C.  The Forum continued a lively discussion around the role that games play in STEM learning, with editorial staff from The … 

Games for Change Festival 2012 NYC

by Cooney Center Team
May 24, 2012

The 9th Annual Games for Change Festival will be taking place on June 18 – 20 in New York City. There is less than a month to register, so be sure to get your tickets now to catch the following featured keynote speakers: the legendary Nolan Bushnell, “father of the … 

More than Fun and Games at the NSVF Summit

by Jessica Millstone
May 10, 2012

“Radical change” and “storm the Bastille” were the rallying cries of the inspirational opening keynote of the 2nd Annual New School Venture Fund Summit, held on May 2, 2012 in San Francisco, CA.   This invite-only conference attracts big names from the education reform movement, including:  school chancellors from Newark and Washington … 

Report from the Annenberg Public Policy Conference

by Allison Mishkin
April 18, 2012

Last week I had the chance to head back to my home turf to attend the “Media and the Well-Being of Children and Adolescents” conference at the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) at the University of Pennsylvania.  The conference was organized, hosted, and moderated by Dr. Amy Jordan, director of … 

A Report from the Teaching with Technology Conference

by Meagan Bromley
March 4, 2012

On Friday, February 24th, the Center for Teaching Excellence at New York University hosted the Teaching with Technology Conference to promote conversations around how technology is currently being used in learning environments and how the field of education can develop the best possible relationship with technology across various disciplines and … 

Tune in to the Washington Post Live Early Education Conference

by Catherine Jhee
October 4, 2011

On Wednesday, October 5, the Washington Post Live will host “Investing in the Future through Early Childhood Education,” a conference that will focus on successful strategies for teaching preschoolers. The conference will bring together federal and local government officials, education experts, and teachers, including the Cooney Center’s Executive Director, Michael … 

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 … 

Presentations from the Leadership Forum Available Online

by Catherine Jhee
June 27, 2011

Lots of people have asked us when speaker presentations from last month’s Leadership Forum would be available online. It’s taking us awhile to get the video edited down, but we are pleased to say that many of our speakers’ presentation slides are now available online. You can see them now … 

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 … 

GLS Wrap-Up

by Cooney Center Team
June 16, 2010

June 15, 2010 Last week, the University of Wisconsin-Madison hosted their 6th annual Games+Learning+Society Conference. Here’s a great week wrap-up by the contributors at UW-Madison’s Antenna: Report from GLS 6.0. This year included special side events, such as Academic Fest day for Ed Tech folks, an Educator Symposium, and a …