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Celebrate Back-to-School Season with iCivics!

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor founded iCivics in 2009 with a mission: to reimagine civic education through interactive and engaging game-based learning resources. 10 years, 20 games, and millions of plays later, iCivics’ suite of free civics and history learning games remains the most popular game-based learning platform in the world – and …

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Free-to-Play Learning Games Roundup 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Seeking free learning games to share with your students? You’ve come to the right place! 👋 Real talk: the Filament Games Blog is ripe with educational gaming content designed with real-world classrooms in mind, from our free How to Teach with Games eBook, to our routine roundups of high-quality learning games across subjects like computer …

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UX and UI Design: 10 Do’s and Don’ts

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

In my last article, I laid out some of the key differences between user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design – two distinct elements that play a critical role in the development of eye-catching, user-friendly games, websites, and other digital creations. With these definitions now established, today’s blog will take things one step further …

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

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

It’s already June!? That can only mean one thing – it’s time for an all-new edition of What’s New in Game-Based Learning! ✨ (Image source: Giphy) Each month, our team likes to highlight their favorite news features, interviews, and articles pertaining to topics relevant to our work – think along the lines of game-based learning, …

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5 Must-Play Math Learning Games for Middle Schoolers

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Move over Math Blaster!, Number Munchers, and Cool Math – and say hello to the new generation of high-quality, mobile-friendly math learning games! 💫 ‘Game Over’ screen from Math Blaster!, a bona fide game-based learning blast from the past. Don’t get us wrong – we still have tremendous respect for the educational games of yesteryear. …

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10 Free Game-Based Learning Resources for Educators

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Let’s be real for a moment: Teacher Appreciation Week should be every week. Seriously. On behalf of all of us at Filament Games… (Image source: Giphy) …for everything you do! ✨ As a token of our gratitude, we’re dedicating today’s blog to helping educators like you get set up for game-based learning success. That’s right …

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

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome, dear reader, to What’s New in Game-Based Learning – a monthly series where we highlight what’s 🔥HOT🔥 in the world of educational, serious, and AR/VR games for learning! Check out our curated selection of news features and articles below, then stay tuned on the Filament Games blog for next month’s roundup! ⤵ Age of …

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5 Awesome Environmental Science Learning Games

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Greetings fellow earthlings! 🌎 If there’s one thing that our planet is, it’s awesome. It’s beautiful. It’s spacious. It’s inhabited by more than 8.7 million species of plants and animals. And it makes for a great home to humankind! In conjunction with worldwide Earth Day celebrations, our team is dedicating today’s blog to highlight some …

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