Whether playing video games has negative effects is something that has been debated for 30 years, in much the same way that rock and roll, television, and even the novel… 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.
Research out next month in the journal Computers & Education finds that students who used iPads for as little at 20 minutes improved their understanding of difficult-to-grasp issues of scale… more »
New research indicates that video game play – even when it involves violent games – may provide important benefits that have not been acknowledged by many critics. The research is… more »
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 »