Category Archives: Educational Technology

Moving On… Again!

We went that-a-way! After a decade as a consultancy and development boutique, we’ve joined forces with Second Avenue Learning, an innovative designer and producer of award winning educational technology products, […]

Can Learning be as Fun as Playing (Video Games)?

Ntiedo “Nt” Etuk, founder and CEO of Tabula Digita (now DimensionU) talks about the “ah ha” moment he had as a math tutor and the impetus for building a company […]

App Camp Videos

If you’ve been reading my posts over the years you know I’ve been a participant, video blogger and fan of Warren Buckleitner’s Dust or Magic — a mini-TED that attracts […]

Using Social Media and Game Mechanics Improve Learning

Do you hear what I hear? After reading Social Networking in Schools on the Huffington Post today, I recognized that nearly every project I’ve worked on over the past year has pointed […]

Gamification is Coming. Are You Ready?

The debate about the use of game mechanics in digital media — lately known as gamification — hardly started  before being overtaken by tools, workshops and service providers all too […]

The Next Big Thing in Digital Education

“The next big thing…” is a big promise and the one being made by McGraw-Hill Higher Education as they begin rolling out the latest version of their Connect online content, […]

The Future of Video Games: The Kids Are Alright

What a long strange trip it’s been. First, video games were seen as nothing more than a waste of time, then they were said to be a scourge that was […]

Gamestar Mechanic in the South Bronx

[Scroll down for update.]  When I heard about eLine Media‘s planned beta test of Gamestar Mechanic I thought it would be a perfect match for the outreach programs organized by […]

Brain Meets iPad

My post of a cat playing with an iPad was a placeholder until the initial hype died down and more reasoned reviews started coming in. Lee Wilson, President of PCI […]

From Nursery Rhyme to Hit iPhone App

Speaking at Warren Buckleitner’s Dust or Magic conference a few weeks ago, Caroline Hu Flexer talks about how her company Duck Duck Moose created an Apple Staff Favorite iPhone Appfrom […]