Literacy

06.26.15
Can technology solve America's literacy problem?
06.26.15

Can technology solve America's literacy problem?

Roughly 36 million adults in the United States read English at or below a third-grade level. For a...

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09.22.14
Xprize's next big challenge: software that lets kids teach themselves
09.22.14

Xprize's next big challenge: software that lets kids teach themselves

The Xprize organization has inspired people to take on some pretty lofty goals, ranging from seque...

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05.28.14
Backers pledge over $1 million to bring Reading Rainbow to the web
05.28.14

Backers pledge over $1 million to bring Reading Rainbow to the web

Few things in this world are as moving as a potent mix of nostalgia and passion. Don't just take m...

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09.09.10
Found Footage: Project 2000 from 1988 on the direction of computing
09.09.10

Found Footage: Project 2000 from 1988 on the direction of computing

This video has been around for quite a long time, but my guess is that you haven't seen it. It pos...

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03.05.09
American Library Association goes gaming
03.05.09

American Library Association goes gaming

Today the American Library Association released its "Online Toolkit for Building Gaming @ Your Libr...

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12.04.07
Ace Attorney cited as evidence against games as the enemy of reading
12.04.07

Ace Attorney cited as evidence against games as the enemy of reading

The Mirror recently posted an article positing games as the reason for a decline in reading. The "re...

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07.30.07
Library lures potential readers with video games
07.30.07

Library lures potential readers with video games

Beware, bibliophobes! Nefarious librarians are luring gamers into their hallowed halls with promi...

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12.20.06
Illiterates can't play karaoke, what about other games?
12.20.06

Illiterates can't play karaoke, what about other games?

From the BBC comes a report on how the sad state of literacy education in Britain affects something...

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