MinecraftEdu Distributes the Building Blocks of Games-Based Education…

Joel Levin at the Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School used popular indie block building game Minecraft as a learning tool for his second grade computer class. Now he's a part of the newly-launched MinecraftEdu, a program dedicated to spreading Minecraft-based learning to classrooms around the world. » 11/04/11 12:20pm 11/04/11 12:20pm

Angry Birds, Happy Physicists

Galileo discovered the language of nature. Einstein questioned the color of rainbows. Today's physicists ponder the vertical acceleration and horizontal velocity of an angry bird in flight.

Cell phone owners from all walks of life have flocked to popular, affordable mobile game Angry Birds for its bite-sized… » 7/04/11 2:00pm 7/04/11 2:00pm

Can The Indie Flash Game Hit Canabalt Teach You To Type?

Mavis Beacon may be the world's most famous typing teacher, but her indie cred pales in comparison to Adam Atomic and the nameless jumpman of Canabalt, which now features a white-knuckle edutainment mode. » 5/05/10 7:40pm 5/05/10 7:40pm