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GameDesk Opens New Game-Based School

GameDesk By Andrew Miller GameDesk, an organization that’s developing a variety of game-based learning initiatives, is venturing into new terrain with the opening of a new school and the development of new digital tools, with millions of dollars in funding from both the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and AT&T. The PlayMaker School, funded by … Continue reading GameDesk Opens New Game-Based School →

Drowning in Student Data? Two Companies Offer Solutions

By Betsy Corcoran, EdSurge Teachers who want to use technology in the classroom to its best potential typically face a problem dealing with computers that’s weirdly reminiscent of dealing with a roomful of bright but disruptive students: It can be too much of a good thing. With sophisticated high-tech tools comes a deluge of data, … Continue reading Drowning in Student Data? Two Companies Offer Solutions →

$7 Million Grants Awarded to Help Boost College Readiness

Today, the Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC), an education technology grant program funded by the Gates Foundation, announced the 19 winners of its latest wave of project funding aimed at the K-12 level. Last fall, the Gates Foundation announced its NGLC initiative, a multi-year project to help support programs that boost college preparedness and college … Continue reading $7 Million Grants Awarded to Help Boost College Readiness →

What’s Your College Story?

The creatives at Good have come up with an interesting challenge. Hoping to make a strong case for going to college, they’re asking for submissions from the public for “stories success and frustration as a nontraditional student trying to obtain your post-secondary degree.” Submissions can come in the form of videos, emails, photos, or any … Continue reading What’s Your College Story? →

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