Digital Learning Games to Expand Nationwide

May 21, 2012

Math is dull and boring.

That’s what Edward Solis thought. He asked his teacher at the School of Global Studies in L.A., “When am I ever going to use this kind of math in life?”

“I was good at math, but I always found it boring, so I wasn’t really into math,” Solis said.

Then he asked to do an internship at school that involved computer-based games. Over the summer, the senior and six other students created a game using MathMaker, a game design program from the nonprofit research organization GameDesk.  The organization’s board of directors includes Bill Nye, “The Science Guy.”


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