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Educational video game challenge unveiled at White House

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posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 02:59 AM
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Educational video game challenge unveiled at White House


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President Obama announced today the launch of the National STEM Video Game Challenge at a White House event as part of the national “Educate to Innovate” campaign. The Challenge aims to motivate interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning by tapping into students’ natural passion for playing and making video games. The first annual competition is being held by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and E-Line Media in partnership with sponsors AMD Foundationd
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posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 02:59 AM
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We are indeed living in exciting times when the head of such a nation throws it's weight behind such a project. Do not be misguided by the word " Game " this is all but a game. You only need to look back to its vendors and what the past association is to understand what is at hand.

I do apologize if this is a topic that you are unfamiliar with, but its the next generation that will cater for the one after as it has been done for your / our generation.

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posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 03:37 AM
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Maybe they should stop making schools have a prison like environment. Then kids wouldn't loathe going there so bad.



posted on Sep, 17 2010 @ 04:28 AM
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Originally posted by mnmcandiez
Maybe they should stop making schools have a prison like environment. Then kids wouldn't loathe going there so bad.


I cant see the relevance of prisons and nation project directed at locating the gifted, could you possibly expand on your thoughts ?



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