Created by a game developer in the Netherlands,Beyond Eyes is a modern fairytale about finding courage and friendship. Step by step, students uncover an incredible world, carefully guiding a young blind girl on a life-changing journey.
EA SPORTS, the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), and Discovery Education have teamed up for a national educational program that taps into children’s excitement about football and video games to ignite a passion for math and science. EA SPORTS Madden NFL: Football by the Numbers is an initiative to engage students in grades 5–9 with science and math content through an interactive digital learning game.
The National Center for Literacy Education (NCLE) and the Institute of Play have joined forces to create the Gamekit Challenge Pack, designed to get teachers working together to design and analyze games oriented around student learning.
Young children, aged 5–7, can use ScratchJr, an introductory programming language, to create their own interactive stories and games. Children can modify characters in the paint editor, add their own voices and sounds, even insert photos of themselves—and then use the graphical programming blocks to make their characters come to life.