middle grades


Revolution is the Education Arcade's multi-player, American Revolution-themed role-playing game based on historical events in the town of colonial Williamsburg. Set in 1775, on the eve of violent revolt in the colony of Virginia, the game gives students an opportunity to experience the daily social, economic, and political lives of the town's inhabitants. 

Lure of the Labyrinth

Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge

Lure of the Labyrinth is an on-line puzzle adventure game, designed to promote math and literacy learning, and is targeted at middle-school students. The product of a collaboration between The Education Arcade, Maryland Public Television, and Fablevision, Johns Hopkins University, and Macro International, the development of Lure of the Labyrinth was orignally funded by the U.S. Department of Education through a Star Schools grant. In 2011, The Education Arcade received additional funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation under a Next Generation Learning Challenges Grant to examine the collaborative potentional of team-play and the in-game messaging system.  During the spring of 2011, more than 25,000 students world-wide participated in the Lure of the Labyrinth Challenge. Nearly 15,000 of those participants were based in US classrooms.
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