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Turin Jam Today 2016 – Math edition, here we are!

Turin Jam Today 2016 – Math edition, here we are!

Also in the Summer we’re working hardly to bring to you the new edition of the Turin Jam Today, 2016 that is about MATH The third  edition of the TJT will be held on 1st and 2nd of October @I3P, Via Pier Carlo Boggio 59 10138, Torino our fantastic host. The TJT 2016 will be organised with the support of T-Union association and with the collaboration of Pong, the University of Milan laboratory: you will have the opportunity to meet our  friends and Italian Videogames Guru,  Marco Mazzaglia and Dario Maggiorini. The TJT 2016 is the last one for this year: you could have…

Can simple games make kids better at math?

Can simple games make kids better at math?

A Johns Hopkins study reveals whether a simple numbers game could increase students’ math comprehension Kindergartners participating in a Johns Hopkins study demonstrated increased math performance after exercising their intuitive number sense with a computer game. “Math ability is not static—it’s not the case that if you’re bad at math, you’re bad at it the rest of your life. It’s not only changeable, it can be changeable in a very short period of time,” said Jinjing “Jenny” Wang, a graduate student in the Krieger School of Arts and Science’s Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. “We used a five-minute game…

HackUnito: Play, Learn, Change

HackUnito: Play, Learn, Change

Play, Learn, Change is one of the project presented in the #hackunito initiative  of the University of Turin.  Game-based learning, serious games, games applied, games with a purpose, gamification: different variations to use the characteristics of the game to increase the effectiveness of learning, break down stereotypes and change attitudes in general. The Game Jam is an effective method to stimulate innovation in the creation, development and distribution of educational games.  These are 48-hour marathons that offer the possibility of developing a video game, from a given topic, creating team with the presence of different skills: programmers, visual designers, musicians, graphic artists, programmers, game…