Parsing a meta-analysis of research studies that highlights a few proven benefits of specific game-playing practices and many potential benefits worth exploring further.
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December 01, 2013
November 03, 2013
A review of Howard Gardner and Katie Davis's new book The App Generation:
October 29, 2013
The American Academy of Pediatrics report has very well-considered specific suggestions, but the overall framing of the document borrows too much from a rhetoric of fear and risk.
October 19, 2013
Looking back over EdTech Researcher's posts about the history, development, and contemporary state of Massive Open Online Courses.
September 25, 2013
A screen reader that shows only a few words at a time benefits some students with dyslexia.
September 19, 2013
Studies may show that students learn as well with many fewer lectures and readings.
September 08, 2013
An interactive visualization shows where HarvardX students come from, and technical documents explain the complexities of the data.
September 03, 2013
A discussion of the limits and value of experimental educational research, based on last week's discussion of a recent study of Cognitive Tutor.
August 25, 2013
The headline in EdSurge's newsletter was "HUGE STUDY VALIDATES ALGEBRA PROGRAM." Their blurb: "It could be the blended structure, or the product, or some other factor that made the difference, but one way or another a bunch of kids using Cognitive Tutor kicked butt in one of the biggest blended stu...
August 14, 2013
Alan Levine explains the details of building a syndication-based conference website.