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Permission to Play with Dan White, CEO of Filament Games (Podcast)

If you want to learn more about our CEO, our company, RoboCo, and future-facing skills, it’s your lucky day! Recently, Dan White met with EdUp Edtech podcast host Holly Owens to discuss Filament’s mission, why failure is vital to learning, digital robotics, the 4 c’s of 21st-century skills, and much more! Check out Dan and Holly’s conversation below, and let us know your thoughts on the future of edtech on Twitter and Facebook.

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Episode outline:

[0:00-1:37] Introduction

[1:38-4:52] About Dan and his journey into the EdTech industry

[4:53-6:31] How to embrace failure

[6:32-10:12] Dan’s favorite edtech quote and his edtech role model

[10:13-15:01] How Dan defines educational technology and how games can transport learners beyond the classroom

[15:02-16:56] RoboCo and the advantages of digital robotics

[16:57-17:55] Podcast sponsor message from Protopia 

[17:56-23:01] The FIRST Global RoboCo Challenge and creative problem-solving

[23:01-27:49] Filament Games’ future roadmap and RoboCo Sports League

[27:49-30:53] The future of edtech and future-facing skills

[30:54-31:20] Closing thoughts and outro

We hope you enjoyed learning more about Filament and our mission to create playful experiences that improve people’s lives! For the latest news on RoboCo, follow the game’s official Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok accounts. You can also connect with other community members by joining RoboCo’s official Discord and Reddit. If you agree with Dan and believe that the best kind of learning happens through hands-on experience, failure, and creative problem-solving, make sure to add RoboCo to your Steam wishlist!

Lastly, if you’re looking to create your own educational video game, we’ve got you covered! With 17 years of experience, we’re ready to help you make your ideas a reality. Contact us for a free consultation. 

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