Need inspiration to start your spring cleaning? Here’s a great reason to dust off that old collection of classic board games!
A recent article from KnoxNews takes a look at how classic games like Monopoly and Scrabble can serve as powerful learning aids! In the hands of a creative teacher (or parent for that matter), a [...]
The following is an article by ThinkFun CEO Bill Ritchie, recently published in ThinkFun’s bi-weekly Classroom Connection newsletter. To receive these mailings, click here
This weekend I am off to volunteer as a judge at the FIRST Robotics New Jersey Regional Tournament, which I do every year. Founded by legendary engineer Dean Kamen, this is [...]
Here’s a photo of a real-life Rush Hour traffic jam sent to me by Laura Efinger, a pediatric occupational therapist (and big Rush Hour fan!) in Cairo, Egypt. Laura writes, “I have attached a picture of some Cairo traffic, which may explain why we love Rush Hour in Egypt! Some is parking and [...]
The following is a post by guest blogger Sean Gregory, a math teacher at Napa High School, Napa, CA
Games are a normal part of my classroom. I have always loved games personally and believed that I would be a better teacher if I put a part of myself into my teaching. My students from the [...]
Can playing games make you smarter? This is the kind of question that causes many traditional educators to roll their eyeballs… and the kind of Holy Grail dream that drives companies like ThinkFun to develop our new programs and continue to innovate!
Last month, I was contacted by Allyson Mackey, a doctoral student who works in [...]