digital nation - life on the virtual frontier

Learning How to educate children for the digital age.

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Stop Playing Around

Gaming in school has some drawbacks. Todd Oppenheimer is a journalist and the author of The Flickering Mind.

Schools should be wary of embracing too much technology, cautions Todd Oppenheimer. Oppen...
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School for Thought
An argument for video games as the future of learning from Marc Prensky, the author of ...
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Games That Teach
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan asks, kids love games, so why not use them to teach?
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Gaming in School
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Video Games 101

Can video games like Grand Theft Auto actually be educational?

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Don't Game Alone

Why rich kids learn more from video games than poor kids.

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The Supreme Court...Video Game?

Sandra Day O'Connor commissioned a game for engaging kids with our legal system.

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Games That Teach

An argument for video games as the future of learning.

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Educational Games Already at Play

Schools have been using different kinds of games for years. Video gaming is the obvious next step.

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Gaming in School

Kids love games, so why not use them to teach?

Interviews

turkle Sherry Turkle She’s a psychologist and director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self.
nass Clifford Nass His Stanford University lab discovered some troubling things about multitaskers' brains.

posted February 2, 2010

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