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5 of Classcraft’s favorite classic learning games

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Here at the Classcraft team, we’re obviously big fans of gaming. And some of our fondest memories come from the learning games we played growing up in school. We thought it’d be fun to reflect back on those classics, so we asked several team members about the educational games they remembered playing in computer labs, during recess, or even at home. Here are five that we recall from our school days. Wor
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Tyto Online teaches STEM concepts through an MMO

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Finally, there's an MMO designed from the ground up to be educational. Tyto Online is the new massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) from Immersed Games, a developer with only about 20 people. Its CEO is Lindsey Tropf, whose background in education and school psychology—as well as data-based decision-making for teachers and schools—makes her the perfect person to build a game world that a
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7 studies that prove game-based learning really works

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The research proves it: Video games help students better understand what they’re studying in school. In a recent paper titled “Video Games in Education,” elementary teacher Matthew C. Heins looked at a number of studies where teachers used games in K-12 classes. “Video games were utilized in every major content area to an extent to help improve student learning,” Heins wrote. “The learning that took place improve