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Springfield’s Parents as Teachers program is teaching parents games and activities for them to become better educators.

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November Newsletter: We’re back!

November, 2014 Feature Articles 8th Annual Young Inventor Challenge by Julie Blake This year’s Young Inventor Challenge promises to be the best one yet, with Spin Master lined up to deliver a live toy invention challenge and prizes that will surely be on the top of every Christmas wish list. Read More! The Most Important…

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Check out these incredibly imaginative playgrounds. They sure are a long way from the hollow metal tubes that I used to play on…
Read more at the New York Times

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We all have our favourite board games. Kurt Heinrich, with thepotentiality.com, takes a look at how some of these games can have a powerful impact on your career. For example, while almost all board games involve chance, many also require professional skills such as negotiation, wordplay, strategy, communication, or tolerance for risk.

Those are his words, not ours. Read more!

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A scholar transforms his Latin grammar course into a gamer’s delight and wins accolades for innovative teaching.
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We’re Back

After months of being offline, Games for Educators is finally back… and it’s bigger and better than ever! Our new web site not only has better support for images, but it also is fully responsive, which means it looks as good on tablets and phones as it does on computers. Also, and this is a big bonus, it…

Tips for Young Game Inventors

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This summer, we had a chance to catch up with Bruce Lund of Lund & Company, who has been dreaming up hundreds of new inventions every year for over three decades. Bruce tells us how he first got started, shares tales of success (and one royal mess), and outlines 4 qualities every great toy inventor…

Digital vs. Face-to-Face

What are the effects of digital exposure on kids?  The average kid is spending more than four and half hours a day in front of their smartphone, television and other digital screens.  What if these devices were turned off?  Would they survive? What would be the consequences? We all want children to become the knowledgeable, responsible,…