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How Researchers Can Work With An Educational Video Game Studio

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

As a mission-based for-profit company, we’re fortunate to have built strong relationships with several academic institutions working at the forefront of cutting-edge game-based learning research. Here at Filament our teams follow this research with great interest, oftentimes allowing the discoveries to reshape our own methodologies and approaches when warranted. Here are a few of our …

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Research Roundup: Game-Based Learning for Computer Science Education

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Game-based learning for computer science education…it’s super effective!  (Image source: Gifer) But don’t just take my word for it! Previously, our team has highlighted numerous research studies showcasing the power of learning games to improve engagement and learning outcomes among both K-12 and adult learners, as well as for more specific applications like language learning and VR for impact. Awesome, right? We think so, …

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How XR Training Can Help Save Your Business Money

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Virtual and augmented reality are poised to radically transform learning and training as we know it. We think so. Others agree. And the research backs us up. But what’s more, according to a new report from interactive entertainment market intelligence firm SuperData Research, businesses who embrace technologies like AR, MR, and VR for training are predicted to save an estimated $13.5 billion dollars …

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What’s New in Game-Based Learning – February 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome to What’s New in Game-Based Learning – an all-new monthly series highlighting what’s 🔥HOT🔥 in the world of educational, serious, and AR/VR games for learning! Check out our curated roundup of news features, interviews, and articles below, then stay tuned on the Filament Games blog for next month’s featured stories! ⤵ For Today’s Kids, Playing Nintendo …

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Research Roundup: K-12 Game-Based Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Our team could talk all day about the many benefits of game-based learning in K-12 classrooms. From helping players develop key 21st century skills, to promoting social and emotional learning (SEL) outcomes, and even helping engage learners who struggle with more traditional instructional methods, it’s clear that educational video games hold incredible potential as teaching tools …

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Planet Mechanic Classroom Study

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

At Filament Games, we don’t simply make learning games – rather, we strive to create memorable game-based learning experiences that result in lasting, real-world impact. Accordingly, we routinely work with real-world educators to conduct classroom studies in an effort to deepen our understanding of the subject matter efficacy of our games. One such study – …

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Resource Roundup: Virtual & Augmented Reality for Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developers

In recent years, we’ve successfully leveraged our educational games development expertise to create a number of learning-focused, best-in-class virtual and augmented reality projects for clients. In doing so, we have similarly amassed a hearty collection of VR and AR content on our blog, examining topics like trending hardware innovations, best practices for VR game development, applications of …

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Optimizing Your EdTech Initiative to Maximize Learning Outcomes

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Most in EdTech are likely familiar with the SMART Board line of interactive software, whiteboards, and interactive displays – but did you know their parent company conducts EdTech research, too? First unveiled at ISTE 2018, SMART Technologies has released a new study detailing how various approaches to planning, implementing, and using educational technology in schools can affect …

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Game-Based Learning Applications: CPR Training

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

The American Heart Association reports that more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur each year in the United States, with a mere 12% of afflicted individuals surviving such an event. While survival rates are dramatically increased for those who receive immediate CPR attention from a bystander, the fact remains that less than 1 in 5 American adults …

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