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Video games have the power of storytelling and elicit powerful responses from the human brain. Depression is a silent epidemic, and now many are crediting video games as a potential therapy for the infinite sadness. Sampson at Kernal shares these insights with us.
Jordan Shapiro at Forbes explores the mindsets associated with how schools should serve their students in the 21st century.
Video games are a collaborative effort. They bring together different people and cultures that would normally never communicate with one another. Hordes of players from different continents and time zones 'game' for a shared goal. Despite many of the popular video game titles being interlaced with violence and vulgar material, many games have been published for an educational purpose and can bridge different cultures and teach tolerance and peace. Written by Ryan Schaaf and Nicky Mohan, this is an InfoSavvy21 original.
Dian Schaffhauser from THE Journal interviews a young innovator, a futurist and the CEO of the One-to-One Institute to capture their thoughts on what students will be using for learning one day. Here are their predictions, from the fantastical to the practical.

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Posted By Ian Jukes

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It could be argued—and probably argued well—that what a student fundamentally needs to know today isn’t much different than what Tom Sawyer or Joan of Arc or Alexander the Great needed to know.

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