Game Spotlight: Junior Achievement's RoboSellers

Today we're highlighting RoboSellers, an economics and entrepreneurship learning game that teaches players about the role of money in everyday life...

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June 13, 2017

In this episode, we’re joined by two incredible educator pioneers who are leading the way towards using VR for learning. Hear from Maria Galanis, Instructional Coach at Shepard Middle School and Andrea Trudeau, Library Information Specialist for Deer...

June 6, 2017

Today our dear friends Nate Grundahl and Annie Larson from the Sun Prairie Area School District stop by and chat with Brandon and Dan about their game-based learning program. They share their experience in rolling out a game-based learning programs,...

May 31, 2017

Of the many advantages that game-based learning offers, perhaps the most transformative is how games can engage struggling students. In addition to having a higher tolerance for failure, struggling students benefit from a game’s ability to provide a...

May 30, 2017

The first Retro Review of the season brings an exciting foray into retro learning game Manhole. Matt Haselton joins us in the studio to talk about a VR version of the game and what students actually learn through gameplay. Don't forget to check out o...

May 23, 2017

Author and gamification aficionado Matthew Farber joins us this week to talk about his new book and what he's learned through teaching with games. We also discuss the growth of the game-based learning community and revisit empathy in games. 

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May 16, 2017

Welcome to season three of the Filament Games Podcast. We have exciting things in store for you including interviews with Matthew Farber, Greg Toppo, Aaron San Flippo, and administrators from the Sun Prairie Area School District. We’re also thrilled...

April 24, 2017

Game Art Team Lead Natasha Soglin created this adorable new Speed Sketch to introduce you to our office pets! Each of these furry friends makes a regular visit to the office and keeps us on our toes. Check it out and let us know what you think in the...

March 27, 2017

Our step-by-step guide not only helps you kickstart your game-based learning program, but also provides important lessons on how to evaluate student learning, analyze the success of the program, and more...

March 22, 2017

It’s officially Spring here in Wisconsin and we’re celebrating with a brand new Speed Sketch! In our latest video, Game Art Team Lead Natasha Soglin creates a beautiful work of art inspired by our plant structures and processes learning game - R...

February 15, 2017

We hear all the time that makerspaces and library media centers are also great places to try game-based learning. As an LMC Specialist, you might be in charge of some of the only devices or computers in the building, so it makes sense to provide an e...

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