Happy Digital Learning Day!

2 02 2012

Digital Learning Day is a nationwide celebration of innovative teaching and learning through digital media and technology that engages students and provides them with a rich, personalized educational experience. On Digital Learning Day, a majority of states, hundreds of school districts, thousands of teachers, and nearly 2 million students will encourage the innovative use of technology by trying something new, showcasing success, kicking off project-based learning, or focusing on how digital tools can help improve student outcomes” (Read more at http://www.digitallearningday.org/).

In support of Digital Learning Day, Rocketfuel invites teachers to submit ideas to be made into an educational game. Rocketfuel Games is a producer of interactive entertainment that you play online and in the real world.

How to Submit

1) Send us a written game concept – 500 words or less. You can share ideas from games you have played, seen. Identify the target grade, subject, topic and key learning objectives.

Submit your idea here: http://bit.ly/z2D9V5

2) Tell the world – tweet out your 140 character idea @rocketfuelgames and add hashtags #bringyourAgame #DLDay

i.e. “@rocketfuelgames Combine a first person shooter and math #bringyourAgame #DLDay”

FYI: On Dec 8, 2011, Rocketfuel Games announced that they agreed to co-produce a new education-based video game with GURU Digital Arts College (Edmonton, Canada). “Mind’s Eye is a first-person shooter game that teaches students math skills while they obliterate mutant enemies. (read more http://www.rocketfuelgames.ca/2011/12/press-release-minds-eye/).

Please tweet (#educedge) to spread the word on the Rocketfuel teacher contest!

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