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  • Blog Post: Exploring children’s creativity with technology during girls’ night out

    Last week a lively group of mothers met online for an event called “Girls’ Night Out” (#GNO). #GNO is a two hour virtual party hosted on Twitter by online parenting influential Mom It Forward (@MomItForward). This week’s theme was “Children’s problem-solving skills...
  • Blog Post: When I Grow Up…

    We all remember what we wanted to be when we grew up. In fact, I think most of us probably had different fantasy jobs as we moved through our childhood. I'll never forget a trip to the Ringling Circus when I was eight; it left me with an intense desire to pursue a career in horse vaulting . Unfortunately...
  • Blog Post: Kodu Cup Winners Announced

    Today we are announcing the winners of the first U.S. Kodu Cup. It’s a competition that challenged kids across the United States (from the age of 9 to 17) to use Kodu – a free game development tool from Microsoft – to create their own video game for the chance to win great prizes and...
  • Blog Post: Making Games Can Contribute to Learning

    Editor’s Note: Today we announced the full availability of Microsoft Kodu Game Lab for the PC and the launch of a nationwide Kodu Cup competition . We’re inviting students, aged nine to 17 to design, build and submit their own video games. The following is a guest blog post about the educational...

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