Barak Obama has announced a number of initiatives to improve the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). One of these initiatives are two competitions for developing video games for these subject areas.
Supporting President Obama’s call for a renewed focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), Microsoft Corporation, and the MacArthur Foundation announced a suite of multi-faceted efforts to engage and motivate students in STEM learning. The organizations will work to harness the excitement surrounding computer and video games through a series of STEM-related video game design competitions.
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