Please nominate and/or vote for your favorite examples of programs and apps that are driving engagement in the education (edu) industry. For more information about the GAwards and to register for GSummit SF 2014 this June 10-13 in San Francisco (save $300 with code GAWARDS), visit http://sf14.gsummit.com/gawards/
Influent, a "Language Game Redefined" If you've ever attempted to learn a second language, you might have found yourself overwhelmed by this apparently daunting task, or even worse, got yourself disengaged because of the dryness of traditional textbooks and lecture formats they are conveyed in. Don't give up just yet!
JollyDeck is an online tool, innovating how corporations approach training! We combine an interactive trivia quiz with a social layer to be something engaging and fun to employees and insightful results to managers.
The positive feedback platform connecting teachers, parents and students. ClassDojo helps kids develop the behaviors and skills they need for success!
Kevin Werbach's (University of Pennsylvania) Coursera MOOC of 2014. Gamification is the application of game elements and digital game design techniques to non-game problems, such as business and social impact challenges. This course will teach you the mechanisms of gamification, why it has such tremendous potential, and how to use it effectively.
Grockit prepares students for the SAT, ACT, GMAT, LSAT and GRE standardized exams. Students can take practice questions just like the ones on the actual exam. Try it Free.
Learn languages completely free, without ads or hidden charges. It's fun, easy, and scientifically proven.
Use what you learn about solar energy to save the school dance from vampires in this super cool solar energy game.
Last time a dance was held, the vampires came in and busted a move on the dance floor. We won’t let that happen again!
Collect energy during the day to ward of the vampires at night. Consider sun angle, tilt, shadows and time of year to maximize your energy collection.
Memrise.com is emerging as one of the best language-learning online web tools. Although Memrise could hypothetically be used for any type of memorization, it specializes in language learning and in particular, vocabulary retention. In order to engage users, Memrise uses gamification techniques that keeps users coming back to learn more.
Memrise launches CatAcademy - an app that deploys cute cats to teach you Spanish