Game-based Learning Approaches
Curriculum and Instruction Associate Prof. Kurt Squire has worked with approximately 25 teachers based between Madison and Milwaukee in co-designing and implementing innovative game-based curricula. He typically partners with a community-based organization such as the Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee or Friends of Lake Wingra in Madison. He also has spun a company, Filament Games out of his group, which has brought millions of dollars in projects to Wisconsin. Finally, Squire has run an after school program for disadvantaged kids for five years, serving about 25 kids.