KANSAS SCHOOLS TEST IN-CLASS VIDEOGAMES
Consortium of High Schools Looks to the Future
with MAKING HISTORY® Multiplayer Strategy Game
MAKING HISTORY featured in Ode Magazine
Games are an oustanding vehicle to engage students... and teachers are begining to put them to good use. An analysis of gaming in schools in the UK and the US by Marco Visscher
Alan Turing, widely considered the father of modern computer science, was also responsible for one of the greatest intelligence coups of World War II. He devised an electromechanical system, know as the bombe, to define the settings for Germany's Enigma Cipher. His work gave the Allies access to valuable military and diplomatic communications.
Germany's Luftwaffe used two types of fighters in the Battle of Britain. The Messerschmitt Bf109E was a fast and nimble plane; its range, however, was just over 400 miles, so it had limited applications. The Messerschmitt Bf110C was designed as a fighter escort for long-range bombers, but it was slow and hard to maneuver.
Pre-order The Calm and the Storm 2.0
Muzzy Lane is taking pre-orders for MAKING HISTORY: The Calm and the Storm 2.0. The product will begin shipping in September.
Galeazzo Ciano was Mussolini's son-in-law. He was appointed Italy's Foreign Minister, but demoted to Ambassador to the Vatican for opposing the war. At the Fascist Grand Council meeting in 1943, Ciano voted to oust Il Duce. Hitler restored Mussolini and Ciano became a German prisoner. He was shot in Verona in January, 1944.
Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor was not a complete success in that the three aircraft carriers assigned to the U.S. Pacific Fleet were not damaged. They were not in port on December 7. The Enterprise and Lexington were delivering planes to Wake and Midway Islands, and the Saratoga was in Washington for repairs at the Bremerton Naval Yard.
More than twice as many Soviets died in World War II than all other major nations combined.
Measureable Gains with Game
David McDivitt, a World History teacher at Oak Hill High School chronicles his experience putting MAKING HISTORY to the test.
Scholastic Impact of Video Games
Oak Hill High School teacher David McDivitt measures success of MAKING HISTORY against control group
A World War II game and laptops are part of a college history class. Muzzy Lane's Making History: the Calm and the Storm is part of leading edge of technology use in college classrooms.
Teachers Learn with Muzzy Lane and Game Institute
First Comprehensive Professional Development Course for Using Games in Education offered online by Muzzy Lane and Game Institute - eSchool News
Using Games in Education, a professional development course, launched
Muzzy Lane and the Game Institute partner to deliver an online course to teach educators how to get the most from video games in the classroom.
CODiE Award Finalist
"Making History: The Calm and the Storm" is a finalist in three categories.
Futuristic Classroom is "Making History" in Missouri
Southeast Missouri State University is using Tablet PC's and Making History to go beyond dates, places, treaties and battles.
USNews.com reports on Muzzy Lane
More Tech Tools in Campus Classrooms
By Vicky Hallett
The US News and World Report's e-learning guide lauds Muzzy Lane for publishing games aimed at getting course mateial accross to "Xbox-obsessed students".
Adopt and Adapt
Edutopia "Big Idea" essay by Marc Prensky focusing on one of ten ideas for improving our schools.
Just In Time for Holiday Gifts
Muzzy Lane's Making History: The Calm and the Storm is now available as a download. Start enjoying this strategy game right away, and save shipping and handling costs too!
Oak Hill utilizes computer program to teach about WWII
An article on how one teacher has made a difference in his history classes using Muzzy Lane's Making History.
Hands-on History, Lawrence Eagle Tribune
A profile on Muzzy Lane and the experience with Making History at Salem State College.