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2013-07-09 12:32:34

NEW YORK, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and E-Line Media today announced the names of 16 middle school and high school students as the winners of the 2013 National STEM Video Game Challenge. The competition aims to motivate interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) among students in grades 5-12 by tapping into their enthusiasm for playing and making video games. The top original video games and game design...

2013-03-19 08:32:33

Microsoft unites with Mercy Corps and Cooney Center to launch coding competition that challenges youth to create video games that illustrate the many ways water can impact lives. REDMOND, Wash., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the launch of the Imagine Cup Kodu Challenge, a new Microsoft Imagine Cup competition that offers aspiring game developers, ages 9 to 18, the opportunity to learn coding by developing a video game with Kodu, an easy-to-learn,...

2012-05-22 06:26:57

More Than $100,000 Awarded to Students and Educators by The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and E-Line Media WASHINGTON, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The winners of the National STEM Video Game Challenge, a competition to motivate interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by learning, playing and making video games, were announced today at The Atlantic's Technologies in Education Forum in Washington, DC. Twenty-eight middle school and high...