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Age of Learning’s Latest Is a $100 Million Educational Game

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That’s roughly how much Age of Learning estimates it will have spent by the end of this year on “ Adventure Academy ,” a multiplayer online game to teach elementary- and middle-school age children subjects including math, social studies and language arts. At the strictest level, children can only communicate via scripted messages.

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Game On: Kahoot Snaps Up DragonBox for $18 Million for Its First Acquisition

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In addition to those consumer offerings, DragonBox has been piloting and developing full math curricula for use in schools in Finland, France and Norway, where the company is based. The program includes tablets and apps, along with print workbooks, lesson plans and physical manipulatives aligned to national academic standards.

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7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

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It’s challenging enough to manage a traditional learning environment where the curriculum is handed to you, and meetings are set, and you’re simply there to manage; adding more ingredients to the mix seems like asking for trouble. The good news is, many of the elements of a progressive learning environment—e.g., Connectivism.

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20 Questions Every Parent Should Ask Teachers

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Until parents have a better understanding of what pure academic work looks like–from the content to the assessment to the reporting–every single bit of this is on the shoulders of teachers. What academic standards do you use, and what do I need to know about them? What learning models do you use (e.g.,