Author Archives: Josh Spiro

Ken Eklund on Crowdsourcing the Future of Education with Games

The actors behind “Ed Zed Omega”The following is a guest post by Josh Spiro, a new member of the Ed Zed Omega team, and a games for change blogger. School … Read more

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Anna Anthropy: Games should share an idea, not rob us of time and money

A guest post by Josh Spiro “All professions are conspiracies against the laity,” according to the playwright George Bernard Shaw. But it would be interesting to see Shaw have a … Read more

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To Understand the Nuances of Race, First Get Frustrated

By Josh Spiro Two groups of people take a standardized test. One group gets asked to fill out their race before the exam, the other doesn’t. This simple question produces … Read more

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Kristof: For Journalists, Games are the New Social Media

By Josh Spiro Nothing motivates you to arrive on time like the flush of embarrassment over missing an important event. Just ask Nicholas Kristof. As the first blogger for The … Read more

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