How to Bring Games
into the Classroom
by Rosshalde Pak
Looking forward to the new semester? This article has nine different ways that you can bring games into the classroom. From filling time to ending a thematic unit, Rosshalde has you covered.
Kids Entertaining Themselves
by Reisa Schwartzman
Do our kids know how to entertain themselves? Should they? Reisa takes a look at just how important this simple skill actually is.
Education, the Easy Way
by Patrick Matthews
Have a co-worker or friend who hasn't quite signed on to the whole idea of using games in education? Email them this article. It's a straight-forward, common sense explanation of how games can help.
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Summer Game Giveaway
Patch Products has teamed up with us to offer an exciting summer game giveaway. Just design the winning t-shirt, and you can win a prize package with seven great Patch games.
Great Stories from the Web
Toys That Stunt Your Child's Brain
Now for the flip-side of the coin: toys that don't help with education. Curious?
Children Play Like Scientists Work
Are there any parallels between the focus of a scientist at work and the focus of a child at play? Research says yes.
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