“After teaching a unit that incorporated Venture Africa, my students had the highest district-wide scores on the Ecology Unit Exam.”
-Traci Holland, 7th Grade Science Teacher, Alexandria City Public Schools
We offer up to half-off orders for educational purposes.Â We can also sell a custom site license. Please email us via the Contact Us page to receive coupons or a price quote on a site license.
By the way, we’ve got extensive teaching materials to complement Venture Arctic. Venture Africa teaching materials are coming soon…
How Video Games Educate
To quote MisterTeacher, a 5th grade teacher at Wyoming Middle School:
“Imagine walking into a classroom and seeing groups of students gathered around computers–one student in the middle, hands on the keyboard, the others, their eyes fixated on the screen, pointing and barking directions to the student who currently sits as the controller of what goes on on the screen. They’re all incredibly engaged, and it’s almost as though the group of bystanders is watching the student on the computer play a video game, and with best intentions, they cannot help but to instruct him on the proper steps he needs to take to be successful in the game. This is exactly what is taking place. Yesterday my classroom became ground zero for a different kind of teaching & learning (at least for me)–game-based learning.”
Rave Reviews for Kids
Our games have always gotten rave reviews by educators and parents. Wired’s Geekdad gave Venture Arctic his thumbs up, while his 8-year old daughter gave the game a 9 out of 10. Venture Africa is a hit with every age group as well; GamersInfo tested the game with children of varying ages and got a universal thumbs up. Your kids want to play, why not make that time educational and enriching?