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    How close did I get to the Top Five Über Themes for 2012? The self-check assessment is in. Related Stores: Top Five Über Themes for 2012 “Bring Your Own Data”—the next debate BYOD versus Academic Equity
  • Blog Post: Active Families Are Smarter Families

    Did you know that you and your family are smarter when you are more active? Discover the consumer technologies that are impacting education--from Kinect for XBOX 360 to Microsoft HealthVault. Related posts: Kinect Your Family’s Health with Play ...read more
  • Blog Post: Kinect for Windows Starts Feb 1

    Kinect for Windows will be commercially available Feb 1. What does this mean for classroom learning? Related posts: You Can Judge A Book By Its Sensors Can XBOX 360 Turn Anyone into a Rock Star? Kinecting with Innovative Educator Johnny Kissko [updated] ...read more
  • Blog Post: Kinecting with Innovative Educator Johnny Kissko

    Watch the video of educator Johnny Kissko of Lubbock ISD sharing how he is using Kinect for XBOX360 in the classroom to engage students and remake the modern learning environment. Related posts: Microsoft Presents the 2011 U.S. Innovative Education Forum Microsoft Innovative Educator Webcast Series...
  • Blog Post: KARA: Immersive Gaming Simulation Evokes Emotion

    This technical demo illustrates the potential of storytelling in gaming to evoke emotions in players. The short narrative, detail motion capture, and acting add a new level of realism to gaming only match by life. Checkout the full story on MSNBC and watch the video here. http://educto.co/karaemo .....
  • Blog Post: Come and Play on Sesame Street, Really Let’s Play

    The next time you tickle Elmo, it may be on XBOX 360 with Kinect. The Kinect for Kids Playful Learning Initiative is moving to Sesame Street. Let's meet the new neighbors. Related posts: Can XBOX 360 Turn Anyone into a Rock Star? Kinecting with Innovative Educator Johnny Kissko [updated] Fly the...
  • Blog Post: A Conversation with Dr. Jane McGonigal, author

    I got a chance to chat with Dr. Jane McGonigal, author of "Reality of Broken," at the US Innovative Education Forum at Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, WA. Checkout her thoughts on gaming, learning through failure, and what Chief State School Officers should be doing on next-generation assessments...
  • Blog Post: Can XBOX 360 Turn Anyone into a Rock Star?

    XBOX 360 debuts immersive learning for the masses. Now, everyone can become a Rock Star! Related posts: Kinecting with Innovative Educator Johnny Kissko [updated] Skype Joins Microsoft! CSEdWeek: Beginner’s Resource Guide for App Developers – Updated ...read more
  • Blog Post: Kinect for Kids: Playful Learning Initiative

    Microsoft Kinect for Kids is changing the ways kids learn through play. Learn more about Playful Learning Initiative after the break. Related posts: Come and Play on Sesame Street, Really Let’s Play Kinecting with Innovative Educator Johnny Kissko [updated] Kinect for Windows Starts Feb 1...
  • Blog Post: Top Five Über Themes for 2012

    Like every year before this one, 2012 will be an important year. However, the reasons will surprise you. No related posts. ...read more