Category Archives: Education

Learning to Code

I recently came across an excellent infographic which attempts to provide a visual overview of the main programming languages as well as the possible benefits of learning each one: Reproduced with permission from whoishostingthis.com

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World Food Programme – Gaming For Good

I have been meaning to write about the United Nations World Food Programme and their amazing work for sometime. WFPs Free Rice website is a wonderfully simple concept, in essence it provides a range of “games” mainly in the form … Continue reading

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Formative Labs Using Gamification To Make The World a Better Place

San Francisco based start-up Formative Labs were set up in 2010 to solve problems and change consumer behaviours with regard to energy conservation. Their new social sustainability program Double Impact is a gamified platform which enables brands to encourage greener … Continue reading

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Gabe Zichermann at TEDxKids@Brussels

Gabe Zichermann gave an excellent short presentation at TEDxKids@Brussels on June 1st introducing the concept of, and his theories for some of the science behind gamification.   TEDxKids@Brussels took 48 kids, all of them born in 2000, and turned them … Continue reading

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PBS Kids – Transmedia and Gamification Enhanced Edutainment

PBS Kids The Electric Company is a TV show, an online destination and a community outreach experience that offers 6-9 year old children a hip portal into the world of literacy. Each episode ends  with a call-out for the website … Continue reading

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