EdGamer 144: Yummy Game Creation Using GameSalad

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Dan Magaha, Director of Operations at GameSalad, is joining us for EdGamer 144. GameSalad's Creator platform allows game developers to rapidly design, publish, and distribute sophisticated games for iOS, Android, and HTML5, while eliminating the need to code. Tune-in and level-up!       Please go to the Show Notes for all of our links. Here's our Show … [Read more...]

EdGamer 143: Pursuitery is Connecting Interests to Opportunity

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Community Manager of Pursuitery, Evan Jones, will join us for EdGamer 143. Pursuitery is building a friendly and supportive online space for people to connect with others who share their interests and want to level up their expertise together. It’s a place where people can hang out, mess around, and geek out. Tune-in and level-up!   http://youtu.be/1YDzDo73VNs   Please go to … [Read more...]

EdGamer 142 : Adam and Kelly From HudsonAlpha Discuss the Use of Gaming Data

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Kelly East and Adam Hott, from HudsonAlpha, will join us to discuss the use of data within games to help developers and drive classroom instruction. HudsonAlpha’s free online educational activity, Touching Triton, provides an opportunity for teachers and students to have an engaging conversation about the complex nature of common disease in one class period. This Web-based activity builds … [Read more...]

EdGamer 141: 10 Lessons Educators Can Learn From Robin Williams

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This week on EdGamer 141 we discuss the influence of Robin Williams. Gerry and Zack will look at how this amazing person made an impact on them as educators. We will look at Robin's personal life and also the impact some of his movies had in the field of education. We will even discuss the connections to the Games and Learning field. Tune-in and level-up….nanoo … [Read more...]

EdGamer 140: Tyto Online – An MMORPG Learning Platform

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This week on EdGamer 140 we are joined by a very special guest, Lindsey Tropf, founder/CEO of Immersed Games. Lindsey is currently working on Tyto Online, an educational MMORPG. Join us as we chat about her Kickstarter and this intriguing new game. Tune-in and level-up!   http://youtu.be/EVKlX65xKbw   Please go to the Show Notes for all of our links. Here's our Show … [Read more...]

EdGamer 139: GLS10 Recap

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This week on EdGamer 139 we were joined by Remi Holden, Rex Beaber, and Caro Williams (from GLS10) to discuss all the amazing events that took place this past June in Madison, Wisconsin. The GLS Conference, held annually in Madison, provides a forum for games researchers, game designers, and educators from around the world to share results from research and game design efforts. Tune-in and … [Read more...]

EdGamer 138 – GLS10: The Best Games and Learning Conference in the World

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This week on EdGamer 138 we are joined by Remi Holden and Rex Beaber, Co-Chairs for Playful Learning at GLS10. They will discuss all the activities for this year's GLS10 Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. The GLS Conference, held annually in Madison, provides a forum for games researchers, game designers, and educators from around the world to share results from research and game design efforts. … [Read more...]

EdGamer 137: Lucien Vattel and Marvel’s “Avenger S.T.A.T.I.O.N.” Join Forces

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This week on EdGamer 137 we are joined by Lucien Vattel and Matt Clausen They are sharing some big news out of their company GameDesk. Lucien is the CEO and Matt is the Chief Creative Officer. Matt is the project lead on Marvel ‘s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N., which is interactive education exhibit. Gerry and Zack discuss this project and many other projects that are happening at GameDesk. If you are … [Read more...]