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Practically Green – motivating sustainable living using gamification

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Over the last 2 months I have been taking my first online education class via Coursera.  The course is on Gamification and is taught by Kevin Werbach at the Wharton Business School.  It has been an overall positive experience.  I encourage others who are interested to check out the course options.  Truly Coursera, EdX, Khan Academy and others like them are transforming education.  But that is a topic for another time.  One of the gamification course segments was on the use of gamification in social impact settings.  It was through this section I came to learn about Practically Green.  Practically Green is an online platform which is adopts gamification tactics to inspire people to embrace healthy and more sustainable choices at home, at work at in their communities.  It is a cool company, that recently was named as a finalist at the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) Innovation Awards.  Read on to find out more.

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