July 19, 2018

What We Learned About Active Learning by Building Games for Professors

Active learning sits at the heart of the SimCase experience for students.  From our own student experiences, we knew that engagement, participation and application (all core to Active Learning) differentiated the good classes from the great ones.  To make sure our team and professor partners are designing the right kind […]
August 16, 2018

What Adam Grant and Malcolm Gladwell Can Tell Us About Educational Games

I’m not afraid to admit that my morning runs are simply not that interesting. Podcasts are what get me out the door, and provide a welcome, outside perspective on the work we do. The other day I happened upon one such podcast, and the ideas it shared stopped me in […]
September 4, 2018

Want to Engage People on the Topic of Bias? Play a Game

At SimCase we love games – card games, board games, video games, mobile games – you game it, we like it.  There’s an intangible “something” to the games that entertain us, wow us, challenge us and ultimately teach us.  It is from these that we draw our inspiration and hope […]
October 11, 2018

Creating amazing e-learning experiences? Get learners to the table first before serving them.

This month, the AACE’s E-Learn conference in Las Vegas will focus on the challenge of designing, developing, and assessing E-Learning. In a nutshell it will be the premier conference where attendees debate how we make e-learning better.  Everything from educational policy to augmented reality, the AACE conference will bring the […]
January 15, 2019

Considering VC Funding?
What to know before getting onboard.

On a recent trip to San Francisco, my discussions with founders and investors were largely focused on one question: would we raise VC/institutional capital? Immersed in the Silicon Valley ecosystem, there was immense pressure to do so.  With the day-to-day challenges of building a company, it’s easy to see raising […]
April 2, 2019

Teaching Negotiations? Assign a Video Game as Homework

Scoring goals outside of class If you’re looking for novel ways to engage negotiations students out of class, why not try a video game? FIFA 18 is the latest installment of the soccer/fútbol franchise and is the reigning best-selling sports video game of all time.  The majority of the game, […]