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E3 and the Future of Educational Games

As an intern at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, I was fortunate enough to attend the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) held on June 7-9. I was also able to partake in the 2nd annual Games and Learning Summit on the morning of June 7th, where a few dozen electronic industry leaders, top White House officials, […]

Learning Across Silos: An Integrated Approach to the Creativity Crisis

In our first post, we provided an overview of Newsweek’s coverage of America’s creativity crisis, which highlighted the crucial need for creativity and innovation in solving real-world problems. We began to explore skills and processes that have been associated with creativity and appreciate how your comments added to the discussion. In this post, we’ll discuss […]

Games Government Engaged Citizens

We suggest you explore iCivics, a beautiful new series of Flash games designed to raise civic knowledge and participation. The first game “Do You Have a Right?” is designed for middle-schoolers who get to run their own law firm specializing in constitutional law. This series was originally envisioned by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who felt […]

Logging Into the Playground: How Digital Media Are Shaping Children’s Learning

The Cooney Center’s inaugural leadership forum was held at The McGraw-Hill Corporate Headquarters on May 9th, 2008. Key leaders from the fields of research, industry, policy, philanthropy, and education convened to examine how recent research and experimentation with interactive media such as games, mobile technologies, and other platforms can accelerate children’s literacy learning. Electronic Arts’ […]