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Interactive Learning

7 Ways Video Games Will Help Your Kids in School

Kara Loo | Posted 01.04.2015 | Education
Kara Loo

Video games enable students to put themselves in the shoes of a character or immerse themselves in a place or culture that they are learning about in the classroom. These types of interactive experiences get students more excited about the material and support long-term retention.

Discovery Learning Is the New Higher Learning

Don Tapscott | Posted 02.02.2013 | Education
Don Tapscott

The university is in danger of losing its monopoly, and for good reason. There is a rapidly widening gap between the model offered by big universities and the natural way that young people who have grown up immersed in digital technologies best learn.

Integrating Educational Media in Early Learning Environments to Bridge the Achievement Gap

Robert M. Lippincott | Posted 06.13.2012 | Education
Robert M. Lippincott

Let's embrace technology for our youngest citizens in a way that will help them learn and grow, using this new statement as a guide as we craft strategies and tools to help narrow the achievement gap and better prepare all of our children for success.

The Classroom Is Broken

Mike Silagadze | Posted 04.16.2012 | Education
Mike Silagadze

If you brought a teacher back from 50 years ago and put her in a university classroom today she would be able to pick up exactly where she left off. The classroom experience has barely changed. This is a pretty sad state of affairs

Math Games Gets Big Results in Big Trials

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 03.04.2012 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

MIND Research Institute developed an innovative way to teach math -- and it works. Trials involving almost 60,000 students indicate that it typically doubles math gains.

Who Will Lead the Digital Revolution in America's Schools?

Arthur E. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arthur E. Levine

Rather than harnessing technologies that have become ubiquitous in young people's lives, American schools often avoid or even forbid them.