June 23, 2011
Memrise is a dead simple farming game much like the Zen Garden in Plants vs. Zombies but instead of fertilizer, spray water and phonography, this garden is kept alive by learning. Each plant represents another word or small phrase in another language and they live by your responses to randomized questions and die by your inattention. [via] [more inside]
April 4, 2011
Ars Technica on how one teacher is using Minecraft in his elementary school class.