A new survey of children aged 4-6 found that many of them do not see tablets as educational, instead seeing them as toys and games to be played with and… 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.
Even proponents of educational technology admit that a lot of software sold to schools isn’t very good. But they often highlight the promise of so-called “adaptive learning” software, in which complex… more »
Social learning is a cognitive process that encourages the learner to expand their knowledge base and master a specific task or skill through observation and instruction. This takes place in a… more »
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 »