Company Overview

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Founded:
March 8, 2012
Employees:
10
Headquarters:
Oslo
Categories:
High Schools, Education
Description:
The Game Based Learning Company

Detailed Description

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WeWantToKnow AS is a Norwegian/French company focusing on Game Based Learning. The vision is to make kids enjoy learning.

The first product, DragonBox, was test launched in Norway in May.

http://dragonboxapp.com/

This is an Algebra game that makes kids learn to solve equations without knowing they are learning math. Tests in schools show that after one hour of playing, 30 % are able to solve equations, while after two hours of playing DragonBox, 80 % were able to solve equations.

DragonBox became the number one sold app in any category at Apple App Store immediately after launch kicking out Angry Birds and other well known games.

The game was covered in Wired in June

http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2012/06/dragonbox/all/

WeWantToKnow signed an agreement with Center for Games and Science at the University of Washington, where the Center will be responsible for testing out the game in 100 schools in the US.

In August 2012 the game was awarded "Best of Show" in The 2012 International Serious Games Competition in Los Angeles

http://www.seriousplayconference.com/pressreleases/september-5-2012/

The company is now developing new games that will disrupt todays education and will change the way kids will learn

Current Team (4)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Forskningsparken

    Gaustadelleen 21

    Oslo, 0349

    NOR

Images (1)

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