edutainment

[ej-oo-teyn-muhnt]
noun
television programs, movies, books, etc., that are both educational and entertaining, especially those intended primarily for children in the elementary grades.
Also called infotainment.



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edutainment (ˌɛdjʊˈteɪnmənt)
 
n
the presentation of informative or educational material in an entertaining style
 
[C20: from edu(cation) + (enter)tainment]

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edutainment definition

application
Interactive education and entertainment services or software, usually supplied commercially via a cable network or on CD-ROM.
(1995-03-30)

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It seems to me that this little charade can be used as support for those who see education moving to edutainment.
Most math edutainment software drops math drills inside an engaging story line.
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