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.
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 »
Experts have often expressed concern that video games help make kids sedentary and may contribute to childhood obesity, but a new study indicates that physical video games like the Xbox… more »
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 »