The educational nonprofit GameDesk launched two new games today into the crowded learning games field. The games themselves are garnering a lot of attention, but the research and design work… 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.
In an episode of ABC’s popular sitcom Modern Family, Gloria, the fiery Colombian trophy wife, is fumbling with a smart phone while shouting at her husband, Jay. “I thought your… more »
Student learning styles are varied and diverse – so why do so many games try to teach concepts the same way? Rote memorization doesn’t do the trick, educators say, and… more »
New research focused on learning games for first and second graders indicate that mixing virtual games with real world elements is more effective than simply having them play the app…. more »