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How Educational Video Games Can Help Foster Social and Emotional Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Previously, we’ve written about how game-based learning is proven to develop 21st century skills, help engage struggling learners, and – when supplemented with a mix of educator-led activities and reflections – improve learning outcomes. But can educational video games help foster social and emotional learning (SEL) among young learners? According to a research study conducted…

A Guide to Game-Based Learning at ISTE 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

School’s out, mosquitoes are everywhere, and summer weather seems to have finally arrived here in Wisconsin – which must mean that ISTE 2019 is right around the corner! (Image credit: Giphy) Dubbed “the epicenter of EdTech,” the annual ISTE conference is dedicated to transforming learning and teaching through exciting new technologies. A four-day event jam-packed…

Learning in the Metaverse

As a company that leverages video games in the service of learning, we get excited about technological advances that unlock novel ways to deliver digital play. Every new game development tool/hardware offers new affordances that facilitate new types of learning experiences and fuel our collective imagination. When HTML5 landed, we rejoiced at the prospect of…

Print Publishing in the Digital Age: An Interview with Jennifer Barney

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Today we’re interviewing Jennifer Barney, Vice President of Acquisitions & Project Management at Publications International, Filament’s partner on the recently released VR Explorations. Jennifer is a seasoned publishing industry expert, and sat down with us to share her take on the past, present, and future of print publishing in the digital age. Tell us about…

Meet the Project-Based, Student-Focused, and Technology-Driven Classrooms of the Future

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you envision the classrooms of the future? 🔮 Of course, sci-fi depictions of robo-teachers like the one from The Jetsons above are endearing, but we’re not here today to talk about science fiction – rather, today’s blog is taking a closer look at a handpicked selection of…

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