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How educators are using Rocket League to help kids learn engineering

Rocket League is a phenomenon. The soccer game you play with cars debuted last year, and it now has multiple esports leagues and legions of dedicated fans. But the best evidence that it is something special is that educators are using it to teach kids. This summer, summer-camp program iD Tech will use Rocket League to introduce […]

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Lumosity debuts word games that will help you learn vocabulary

Lumosity made its name with brain games that help improve your mind. It got more than 70 million members and subscribers that way. Now it is expanding with a series of five web games that help you improve your language skills such as vocabulary. The San Francisco-based company is adding its language category to its existing […]

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Laurene Powell Jobs’ XQ Institute received 40,000 ideas on how to fix high schools

SAN FRANCISCO — Laurene Powell Jobs is moving her education reform program forward this Friday. She, along with Russlynn Ali, chief executive of the XQ Institute, will announce the next phase of their plan to reinvent the high school system. At the third-annual Female Founders conference in San Francisco, Ali revealed that since the program began […]

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