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Using Games for Formative Assessment: The A-Games Project

February 25, 2015

We’re thrilled to be able to tell you about the A-Games Project, a newly published study that looks at the use of digital learning games for formative assessment. This project, funded by the Bill an...

A Games Part 2: Case Studies of Game Features that Support Formative Assessment Practice

February 20, 2015

The A-GAMES project (Analyzing Games for Assessment in Math, ELA/Social Studies, and Science), a collaboration between the University of Michigan and New York University, studied how teachers actually...

Speak Up 2014 – Make Your Voice Heard

October 10, 2014

Are you “Speaking Up” about digital learning this year? If not, you are missing a unique opportunity to have your views—as well as the views of your educators, students, their parents and the lo...

Games and Educational Research: A Match Made in Digital Heaven

August 14, 2014

Guest blogger Myra Luna-Lucero, M.A., Ed.M. shares the relationship between games and educational research, and  her experience using GameUp games in that capacity. Myra is a third year doctoral stud...

The 2013 Speak Up Survey Results Are In!

March 21, 2014

Speak Up is an initiative of Project Tomorrow, the country’s leading nonprofit organization that works to make students’ voices heard in education.  Each year, the Speak Up National Research Proj...

Improving Academic Success With BrainPOP Among a Multi-Lingual Student Population in Canada

March 18, 2014

Cheryl Paige, principal at the Joyce Public School, is justifiably proud of her award-winning school and faculty. Joyce is part of the Toronto District Model Schools for Inner Cities Initiative, a...

Building Skill Mastery and Self-Confidence Through BrainPOP at School for Learning Disabled Students

March 18, 2014

  The mission of Verona, NJ's The Children's Institute (TCI) has always been to provide the highest quality educational and therapeutic programs for students with learning, language and soci...

BrainPOP Supports a New Educational Model and Demonstrates the Power of Educational Technology in a Rural School in Haiti

March 18, 2014

Students at L’Ecole de Choix in Mirebalais, Haiti, come from homes of extreme poverty where daily life is difficult. They may sleep on the floor of a one-room hut of mud, straw, or concrete bri...

Integrating Multimedia in Education

February 20, 2014

This research assesses the use of multimedia in education and discusses how to integrate multimedia in K–12 classrooms. The use of multimedia instruction can significantly enhance student learnin...

Effects of Animation in Learning

February 20, 2014

This study on Animation in Learning, published in the Journal of Educational Computing Research, examined the effect of learning with integrated animations on transfer of knowledge and on motivation ...