Games for Learning
Video games are important learning tools that provide immersive, interactive, and creative spaces for students to learn and explore in the 21st century classroom. The U.S. Department of Education recognizes the proven power of digital games for learning and is committed to fostering the broader adoption of high quality games in schools and informal learning settings.
Collaborative Game Development
Education Game Jams
Over one weekend, in September 2014, 100 game developers along with 35 teachers, learning researchers, and students gathered together at a local education technology startup to develop new, fun ways to learn.
Game Jam Prototypes
The games featured in these demo videos were created by developer teams from AAA and independent game development companies and higher education labs that participated in Education Game Jam challenges to create educational game prototypes over a 48 hour period.
From the Blog
There is an increasing focus on those educator and student voices at the table and an increased recognition of the importance of localized game-based education.