March 2017

Edutainment Creative: Where Is It Going?

By | March 8th, 2017|Edutainment|

In my previous post, I talked about how edutainment can be traced back to at least the 1700s, when Ben Franklin launched Poor Richard’s Almanac. In the 1980s and 90s, edutainment was mainly associated with computer games and children’s learning – and today children continue to be a sizeable edutainment audience. But edutainment is far [...]

Edutainment: What is it and Where did it Begin?

By | March 7th, 2017|Edutainment|

Although The Walt Disney Company is credited with having coined the term edutainment, the concept of entertaining while educating goes back at least as far as the colonial days of Ben Franklin and his Poor Richard’s Almanac. The Farmer’s Almanac is probably the first almanac people today could name off the top of their head [...]