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Just Press Start: Video Game-Based Learning in the Classroom

A project in Hamburg, NY by Jeff Clark

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I hope to inspire young student writers by increasing achievement and engagement through a video game-based Common Core curriculum!
Backers: 114
Average Pledge Per Backer: $37

Funded: $4,257 of $3,800
Dates: Apr 2nd -> May 7th (35 days)
Project By: Jeff Clark
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Latest News

Last Day Stretch Goal Push!

May 6th - via:
With little more than 24 hours left, our project is making its final push towards our exciting stretch goals! This morning, the students updated our total and were psyched about the possibility of upgrading our used Wii console to a WiiU! Because of... (Read More)

Are we there yet?

May 2nd - via:
Almost 100 backers! 1,000 video views! My heart is bursting with thanks! I cannot believe that with four days left, I am creating stretch goals to take this project FURTHER than I originally anticipated.  Over the past month, I have been looking for... (Read More)


April 30th - via:
Only one week left and we are VERY close to our goal! Thank you for the outpouring of support and encouragement we have had thus far. All we need is that final push to reach the last level, so please re-share the link ( on... (Read More)

I am so grateful...

April 25th - via:
What a great week this has been! Our project has been featured in a gaming podcast (I'll post a link as soon as it is available), two local newspapers, and I have been interviewed for a possible feature in a BIG gaming website (fingers crossed)! We... (Read More)


April 9th - via:
...AND I JUST CAN'T HIDE IT (Sorry for the terrible Pointer Sisters reference) I am thrilled that we have over 25 backers supporting this project for education! Nothing beats seeing the look on my students' faces when we check the amount funded and... (Read More)

Very Excited!

April 2nd - via:
Thank you, thank you, thank you!I am so excited that a little home-grown project like this has already hit 10 backers! If there are any teachers, gamers, social media groups, or just people interested in out-of-the-box thinking that you can send the... (Read More)

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