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Video: 10 Reasons Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Was the Best Educational TV Show Ever

22 December 2015 2:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Brightcove "4667198836001"] There's a long history of grown-ups trying to make educational materials entertaining. However, there's also a long history of most of these efforts turning out to be heavy on the education, light on the fun. It's a tough one for adults to wrap their heads around, but they're not always the best at predicting what kids will take to and what they'll sniff out as just being homework gussied up like playtime. One exception? The various Carmen Sandiego games. Next to Oregon Trail, they were often the best possible use for a school computer back in the day. And in »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

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Video: 10 Reasons Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Was the Best Educational TV Show Ever

22 December 2015 2:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Brightcove "4667198836001"] There's a long history of grown-ups trying to make educational materials entertaining. However, there's also a long history of most of these efforts turning out to be heavy on the education, light on the fun. It's a tough one for adults to wrap their heads around, but they're not always the best at predicting what kids will take to and what they'll sniff out as just being homework gussied up like playtime. One exception? The various Carmen Sandiego games. Next to Oregon Trail, they were often the best possible use for a school computer back in the day. And in »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

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