Leading the STEAM Education Revolution, Planeteers Wins two Silver at the 2017 W3 Awards
Continuing to make strides in educational technology, STEAM Craft Edu’s Planeteers game received two Silver Awards in the Family & Kids, and Education categories for Best Mobile Apps/Sites at the 12th Annual W3 Awards.
Judged by the NY Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, the 2017 W3 Awards received over 5’000 entries from around the world. The invitation-only judging body consist only of top-tier professionals from the fields of media, interactive, advertising and marketing.
Planeteers, designed in collaboration with leading educators, helps teach students in grades 3 to 6 critical STEAM skills including science, technology, engineering, arts, match, coding, robotics, and innovation using a highly engaging 3D educational sandbox and game-based learning platform.
“We are thrilled to receive two W3 Silver Awards for Planeteers, which introduces a laddered curriculum of STEAM and 21C skills into the classroom and home in a fun and highly engaging way. Being recognized with these awards is great for our profile, and will hopefully help more teachers and parents discover Planeteers, which is free for the basic version.” said Phil Mason, STEAM Craft Edu’s Chief Maker.
Planeteers provides educators with a powerful sandbox game to teach core STEAM curriculum subjects in a serious gaming environment, providing an extensive range of activities for learners in grades 3 to 6, including robotics and kids coding using the game’s block code module. Complete with a laddered quest system mapped to a comprehensive STEAM curriculum, Planeteers provides a key resource for teachers and supports both guided and autonomous inquiry based learning.
“The 4th industrial revolution is making a significant impact on all disciplines, economies and industries. With the exponential growth of Science and Technology and rapidly changing job markets, equipping children with important 21st century STEAM skills becomes the focus of concerned educators. With serious gaming integrated with important STEAM curriculums, Planeteers, paves the way in improving how children engage in learning.” added Phil Mason.
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