Curiosities

Did You Know… Google or Googol?

When searching for the word “Googol” Wikipedia advices “Not to be confused with Google.” But, is there any relationship in between those concepts? A googol is the large number 10100; that is, the digit 1 followed by 100 zeroes: The term was coined in 1920 by 9-year-old Milton Sirotta, nephew of…
skidos
August 4, 2015
News

Exciting News: We’re Expecting a Baby Girl

The CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has announced on the popular social network that he will become a father: "Priscilla and I have some exciting news: we're expecting a baby girl!” “Now we'll focus on making the world a better place for our child and the next generation.” That’s one of…
skidos
August 3, 2015
Interviews

Today’s Meeting: a Teacher Like you

Teacher from the heart, Fran loves his profession. He works in a bilingual public school in South Spain. Not happy with that he also spends his holidays teaching in developing countries. This multifaceted teacher is a game lover, traveller and an amateur actor. 1. Who are you? My name is Francisco…
skidos
July 30, 2015
Interviews

MEET the teacher!

Born in Switzerland, Katia S. has Mexican and Swiss genes. She is 30 and a great traveller: this lovely teacher has lived and worked in Switzerland, México and Denmark. Katia is a primary teacher since 2007. She works in a bilingual school in Copenhagen for 6 to 9 years old children.What an…
skidos
July 24, 2015
Gamification

Gamification

             Do you belong to the generation who saw the very first beginning of videogames? The black screen with green letters has give way to an infinite spectrum of games. Today’s kids know exactly how to find a game in your phone, or how to…
skidos
July 23, 2015
Gamification

Learning with Cool Video Games?

21st century. We are surrounded by technology, how many games do your kids play daily? According to James Paul Gee, gaming expert, we can use the great possibilities that video games bring for learning. Are your kids ready to use games as a new learning tool? The first possible mistake is…
skidos
July 21, 2015
Parenthood

WE ARE PARENTS, WHAT NOW?

                     Once you become a mother or father, there is no way back. ”Your life will change” you hear and it does. Of course, for good… But sometimes it seems an endless way without any horizon. Don’t worry! We want to remind you why…
skidos
July 20, 2015
Skidos

A COOL MATH GAME, ***MILK HUNT***

  For those of you that are interested in the story behind Skidos –why we started the company, how we develop our product and who are we? Here’s a brief explanation. Skidos was founded in 2014. We have been learning to improve the company. Our first product,Milk Hunt, a cool…
skidos
July 20, 2015