Angry Birds & Fun Learning Education Initiative

VentureBeat – Dean Takahashi

Angry Birds mobile game maker Rovio has unveiled details of its Fun Learning education initiative, aimed at remaking education for kids three to six years old.

Rovio has teamed up with fashion designer Ivana Helsinki to create fun outfits for a program dubbed Angry Birds Playground. These outfits are akin to a new kind of school uniform — the kind that encourage fun learning. That’s just one piece of an ambitious project to remake learning as a fun activity.

“It’s no secret that in Finland, boys learn English faster than girls,” said Peter Vesterbacka, Mighty Eagle at Rovio, at a press conference. “They play more games than girls, and the games are in English.” Read More