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Inside RoboCo

In case you haven’t heard, our sandbox robotics game RoboCo is available on Steam Early Access for PC right now! To celebrate so far, we’ve covered the origin story of RoboCo and revisited the game’s humble beginnings, and we’ve also provided you with an introduction to RoboCo tips, tutorials, and more.  Today, we’re back to…

21st Century Skills in 2022

The 21st century started on January 1, 2001. From then until now, it’s safe to say that educational technology has evolved significantly in efficiency, scope, and methodology. So when someone in the edtech industry refers to “21st century skills,” what exactly does that mean in 2022? That’s why at Filament, we prefer the term “future-facing…

Research Roundup: Gaming Builds Future-Facing Skills

What do creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration all have in common? They’re all future-facing skills, of course! Beyond these 4 C’s, future-facing skills also include media literacy, problem-solving, leadership, digital citizenship, and more. You may also know them as “21st-century skills,” which, as defined by Education Reform, are a “… broad set of knowledge,…

Game Your Way to a Career: Strategists

Welcome or welcome back to the Filament Games blog! Today, we’re continuing our focus on game-based learning and 21st-century skills – or as we like to call them, future-facing skills. Previously, we’ve discussed how game-based learning and esports participation can develop content creation skills, and how those skills can translate into creative careers! In this…

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