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Using Digital Games to Teach STEM (Part 2)

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

In our last installment of Using Digital Games to Teach STEM, we covered how many of our games can foster skills in STEM. We’re still waiting for you to name a more iconic duo than video games and STEM! While we’re waiting, let’s dive into even more examples of video games that incorporate science, technology,…

Free Games You Can Play Right Now

Ever since the death of Flash, high-quality, free games that require no installation or special hardware have become more difficult to come by. Many K-12 educators often use technology like Chromebooks in their classrooms – so high-quality video games that are compatible with the tech schools have available are a must-have! Luckily for anyone who…

5 Excellent Gaming Communities and Organizations

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Even if they’re more into single-player games, gamers need community! Communities serve vital roles in the gaming industry, whether they’re helping people connect to one another amidst a global pandemic, providing career mentorship, or looking out for the safety, enjoyment, and success of gamers who have been historically marginalized and left out of conversations around…

Making Different Styles of Game: Positive impact vs. Entertainment

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Earlier this month, our very own CCO Dan Norton was featured in the Virginia Serious Game Institute (VSGI) Speaker Series! The VSGI Speaker Series, which takes place through George Mason University, features serious game design professionals from across the industry. Dan’s session, called Making Different Styles of Game (Positive Impact vs. Entertainment), focused on the…

Resource Roundup: Learn More About Game-based Learning!

Want to learn more about game-based learning, but you’re overwhelmed with all of the information out on the internet? Or maybe you’re a seasoned enthusiast, looking to refresh your perspective or re-ignite your passion for game-based learning? Either way, look no further! We’ve distilled some of the latest and greatest serious game-related news, books, podcasts,…

Educational Games and AI (Part 2)

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We’ve been writing for a while now about how the future of game-based learning is upon us with tools such as VR and AI. via Giphy Whether AI is aiding teachers with assessments and cutting down on grading time, or helping to make education more accessible to all with tools such as AI tutors, or…

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