Much of the time when advocates argue for the benefits of learning from games they are discussing educational games – those games built with specific teaching goals in mind. But… more »
Often the latest studies about how children learn or what the effect of a given game might be are trapped in expert-facing journal articles and dense social science writing. We cut through the technical speak and explain it as best we can in our Learning Research reports.
Experts have hoped that gaming might succeed where television and other media have failed – namely, actually inspiring and creating incentives for kids to adopt healthier lifestyles. Researchers examined a… more »