Speed Sketch! Happy Hallowbee

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

It’s my favorite time of year! The leaves are turning, cinnamon and spices are a-brewin’, and I get to break out my infinity scarves and sweaters! There’s something cozy, innocent, and nostalgic about fall, from Back-to-School all the way through Thanksgiving into winter, and Halloween is no exception. I wanted to capture that essence in …

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How Game-Based Learning Develops 21st Century Skills

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

What are 21st Century Skills? If you’ve been watching the K-12 space for the past few years, you’re probably aware that the rapid advance of education technology and the increasing centrality of the service economy in has prompted a re-orientation of education institutions’ goals and benchmarks for success. New standards, new media, and new skillsets …

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Building Creative Practices: Holacracy

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

The last installment of this Building Creative Practices series talked about employing sound strategies for communication in the context of some common organizational structures and challenging dispositions. Since you’ve all read that article and are at this point colleague-whisperers and conjurers of consensus, I thought today’s installment could focus on an uncommon organizational structure – namely, …

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Incorporating VR into Your Business Strategy

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Virtual Reality (VR) is an exciting new technology with a lot of potential, and we’ve spoken to a number of folks who are already exploring ways to augment their businesses with VR. As a technology that provides new modes of interaction and information consumption, VR is highly attractive to corporate trainers, nonprofits with a message, …

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5 Reasons Why Game-based Learning Should Be Your Educator’s Next PD Day

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Research shows that teachers play a critical role in successful game-based learning programs. There’s no better way to see if a game-based learning program is right for your district than hosting a GBL professional development day! Game-based learning professional development invites teachers to try out games in a safe and supported environment, learn about game-based pedagogy, …

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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your EdTech Pilot

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

EdTech purchasing is a complex process with many stakeholders. Administrators, educators, students and the surrounding community all have a vested interest in knowing that your next purchase will offer real value to your institution, whether you’re purchasing at the school or district level. It’s tough to weather that level of scrutiny! You can certainly ask …

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Future-Proofing Your Project

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Technology is an ever-changing landscape. There are constant stories about the death of platforms, new ‘game-changing’ software or hardware, and wild successes or tragic failures for seemingly arbitrary reasons. Let’s explore how you can mitigate those risks and develop a project that has a lifespan measured in years. Selecting Technology One of the first decisions …

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