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Making the Impossible Possible
7 Ways Video Games Will Help Your Kids in School
COO, Pixelberry Studios
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
Co-Author, with son Alex Tapscott, of Blockchain Revolution (M...
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
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
CEO and co-founder of higher education tech startup Top Hat
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
Getting Smart CEO
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
President, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Rather than harnessing technologies that have become ubiquitous in young people's lives, American schools often avoid or even forbid them.
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