What Educators Need from Games that Teach

Recall the moment just before your high school teacher was about to introduce an educational video into a lesson. For many students, the Play button was actually a switch that turned their attention off, disengaged them from the subject, and usually signaled time for a nap. Now, call upon your memo... [More]

Apps for the Voluntary Student

As more and more frameworks are built on top of JavaScript—like Knockout and Node.js—more developers are finding it easier to develop HTML 5 apps with smaller teams. Because these apps are easy to produce, and easy to update when new operating systems roll out, organizations primarily interested in ... [More]

Are iPads Education’s Best Option?

You’ve probably seen this: A young, very young, child opens a print magazine and presses her fingers against the paper, brushing against a model’s face, swiping from left to right. Then the child looks to what we assume is some trusted adult off camera. The young one has a look of dismay—the images,... [More]