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Video games offer educators lessons in learning

Mon, 02/22/2010 - 01:00

ASU talked with frequent advocate of games-as-educational-tools professor James Gee about the Our Courts games, “situated learning” environments, and the future of games in education.

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Games

Our Courts launches Argument Wars and persuasive writing unit

Tue, 02/02/2010 - 01:00

The latest game from Our Courts lets players argue landmark Supreme Court cases.

Washington DC – February 2, 2010

Our Courts’ third interactive civics game, Argument Wars, is now available at Ourcourts.org. The website is the vision of retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, and the new game lets students debate landmark Supreme Court cases.  The fun and engaging game challenges students to critically examine arguments and exercise sound reasoning in order to win.

Games that Address Contemporary Social and Global Issues

Mon, 02/01/2010 - 01:00

An article by Barry Joseph talks about the rise of serious games, using Do I Have a Right? as a prime example.

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Games