The Educational Games of Our Youth

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Ah, sweet memories! via Giphy Previously, we’ve covered some shiny new educational games and gaming organizations that help build 21st century (future-facing) skills. From content creation to project-based learning, video games teach skills that are useful for a wide variety of careers. To further investigate how video games help us all grow, we asked our …

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How Digital Games are Changing Educational Space

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

In our previous post on games and content creation, we touched on how Brown University Ph.D. fellow and rapper Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo was able to provide her campus with a new sort of communal space when she teamed up with the Brown Arts Initiative to present a series of concerts in Minecraft. With distance learning not …

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Games as Digital Medicine (Part 2)

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

In our last installment discussing video games and medicine, we detailed how video games can serve as digital medicine, as tools for maintaining physical and mental health and wellness.  via Giphy As we march further on into autumn and towards the end of the year, we thought that the intersection between video games and medicine …

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Student-Created Educational Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Video game enthusiasts live in an exciting time where game development is becoming more approachable than ever before for people of all ages — games themselves have the capability to teach game development skills, such as programming and design (among other future-facing skills). Around the world, school initiatives are encouraging students to grapple with and …

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Ready, Set, Play! RoboCo Playtests Now Online

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Attention all humans – RoboCo is now available for playtesting! It’s Time to Play As you may have seen already on Twitter and Discord, Roboco is holding playtests! From now until the end of 2021, players will get to experience the latest, most up-to-date version of RoboCo, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. There is …

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What’s New in Game-based Learning – October 2021

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Oh, hello. via Giphy What was that? An intangible voice whispered through the leaves and asked, “what’s new in game-based learning?” We’re glad it asked. Read on for less boos and more news! Bringing STEM to Students with Mobile Technology (EdTech Magazine) A lack of access to higher-level STEM courses for K-12 students is a …

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Educational Games and AI (Part 2)

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We’ve been writing for a while now about how the future of game-based learning is upon us with tools such as VR and AI. via Giphy Whether AI is aiding teachers with assessments and cutting down on grading time, or helping to make education more accessible to all with tools such as AI tutors, or …

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Top 10 Reasons to Work at Filament Games in 2021

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

So, you want to work at Filament Games? There’s a lot to love about a career at our studio… 10) We work with world-class organizations.  FIRST, Scholastic, PBS, Oculus, Columbia University, McGraw-Hill Education, iCivics…and the list goes on. Our 15+ years of creating outstanding learning games has built our reputation as a national leader in …

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Excellent Mobile App Games for Education

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

via duolingo.com Hear ye, hear ye!  Sometimes students need to learn on the go or without the help of an entire PC setup, which is why we’ve created the list below of educational mobile app games to fit all types of teaching needs. Students can bring knowledge with them wherever they go with some of …

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Using Digital Games to Teach STEM (Part 2)

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

In our last installment of Using Digital Games to Teach STEM, we covered how many of our games can foster skills in STEM. We’re still waiting for you to name a more iconic duo than video games and STEM! While we’re waiting, let’s dive into even more examples of video games that incorporate science, technology, …

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