edutainment edutainment

Definition(s):

  • (n) entertainment that is intended to be educational

Usage(s):

  1. Efforts to get kids on the Ivy League track now begin at infancy, and in the past few years, the so-called edutainment market for babies and toddlers has exploded.
  2. In a world where kids' sites are dominated by edutainment, FirstGov for Kids is refreshingly educational.

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  1. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20051115/LATU145LOGO ) "Comic Book Creator is a truly unique product in its ability to merge different forms of popular entertainment for fun and educational purposes, thus creating edutainment," said...
    on Nov 15, 2005 By: Donovan Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "I like the term 'edutainment' and that's what I thought it was," Fonseca said.
    on Jun 22, 2008 By: Peter Fonseca Source: Niagara Falls Review

  3. "First and foremost it's a strategy game," Wardell told the Canadian Press. "When I even see the 'edutainment' label put on, I just cringe because we're a game company. We're not trying to educate people, it's more of an accident."
    on Aug 30, 2004 By: Brad Wardell Source: CBC.ca

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