Season 3 | Episode 303 | Length: 26:46
More than 97% of kids play video games. How are today’s leading educators inside and outside the classroom using game as motivation and as a learning tool? This episode of iQ: smartparent examines the world of games and how they help kids learn to solve problems and explore new ideas.
Jessica serves as Senior Special Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) where—first as a graduate student then as teaching faculty—she has been leading and contributing to University initiatives related to combining education and gaming technologies since 2002. Her leadership of “games-for-learning” development has contributed to Carnegie Mellon’s recognition as a pioneer in using game-based learning to teach people of all ages more effectively.
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