Posts Tagged "gaming"

How to Teach Young Children to Code

Coding has gained the stigma for being a “mature” technical skill. In reality, much like reading and writing, it’s a skill that should be taught during elementary education. As intimidating as coding may seem, the cognitive and critical thinking skills

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Fancy footwear lets amputees get their game on

When Gyorgy (George) Levay lost both hands to a meningitis infection five years ago, many people might have assumed that his gaming days were over. That’s far from being the case, however. Working with two other Johns Hopkins University grad

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This Is the Tech That Will Make Learning as Addictive as Video Games

The way we learn today is just wrong. Learning needs to be less like memorization, and more like…Angry Birds. Half of school dropouts name boredom as the number one reason they left. How do we get our kids to want

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Simple Numbers Game Seems to Make Kids Better at Math

Although math skills are considered notoriously hard to improve, Johns Hopkins University researchers boosted kindergarteners’ arithmetic performance simply by exercising their intuitive number sense with a quick computer game. “Math ability is not static — it’s not the case that

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Why Virtual Reality Could Be A Game Changer For The Disabled

Anyone who attended the 2016 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco could be forgiven for thinking that virtual reality was the only game in town. Virtual reality-centered talks, demonstrations and discussions dovetailed with an expo floor filled with major brands

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Accessible gaming: changing the way we play

Most people spend a few hours a day on a computer, smartphone or in front of their TV. We’re all wrangling with remote controls and keyboards, or staring at bright computers and smartphone screens for work and play, but a

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