The major difference between these two terms is that IT refers to information technology and EdTech refers to education technology.

IT deals with computer systems, software, and networking while EdTech deals with teaching the next generation how to learn. …

What does Gamification look like?

Gamification is the application of game-based mechanics and design in non-game contexts. It has been applied to areas as diverse as learning, public engagement, health, marketing, and business processes. Gamification is about bringing more of the elements of game design to bear on problems outside of games.

As a motivational…

The newest episode of Should Your Kids Play is out! On this episode we explore Second Extinction, which is a first person shooter based on the Dinosaur Apocalypse! The game is very fast paced and is only in early access which means there are only a few missions available at the moment. Check it out!

ELEX is a post-apocalyptic story about the planet Magalan. The planet Magalan was hit by a comet that both destroyed the planets civilization and also introduced a new resource called Elex. Survivors created their own factions that the player can join. The Berserkers fight using melee weapons and magic…

Now, when we’re thinking about media literacy, media literacy is just kind of like the big hat that encompasses all of these other smaller little subjects.

And all of these subjects have to do with things that exist within an online space. So when talking about this, there are…

Today we’re taking a look at Interland. Interland is this really neat game developed by Google that teaches kids about the foundations of media literacy. The game uses these kind of 3d polygon character and environmental styles, which is actually a big plus.

I say this because by doing…

Cave Story+ is a 2D platformer shooter where you play as a character who has awoken in a strange world and have suddenly found yourself charged with figuring out who you are, where you are, and how to protect the defenseless people in this strange world.

**Important** : All views expressed in this video are my own. No outside entity has paid any money towards this video or any videos. Furthermore, opinions expressed in these videos are not the end all be all. Videos are meant to be a helpful guide and assessment tool; individuals should still do their own research before purchasing a game.

Media Literacy is a topic that comes up often now a days. Particularly because of the **realization of things like fake news, fake videos, and altered documents that spread like wildfire on the internet. I say realization because, believe it or not, fake news is not a new thing…

Black Desert Online is a sandbox mmorpg action adventure game. Unlike traditional MMORPG games, BDO allows players to hack, slash, dodge and perform combos on enemy NPC’s. It does however follow the traditional quest, finish objective, and turn in style of MMORPG gameplay.

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Indivisible is an action role-playing platform game set in a fantasy world filled with monsters and bad guys to beat up. The game features a real time turn based combat system.

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