4 POWERFUL WAYS TO USE GAMES IN ELEARNING

| June 14, 2018

article image
Learning games provide greater benefits than passing the time in class or entertaining students to keep them occupied.Experienced teachers know that using games in the classroom can invigorate interest in learning, so why wouldn’t eLearning incorporate using gaming in digital courseware and learning tools?Learners who participate in instructional games have improved their performance scores by as much as 30% and increased their confidence by 20%, likely because of the motivation and engagement games produce. In short, gaming in the classroom improves overall retention by 17%. Not only are learners more engaged and better motivated to learn, but they also are more likely to remember what they’ve learned.

Spotlight

Key Curriculum

Key Curriculum develops inquiry-based mathematics software and associated curriculum, as well as supporting online services and professional development.Key staff includes many former classroom teachers and curriculum leaders. They understand the challenges teachers face and work passionately to create products that support educators and truly engage and motivate students. Our student-centered, inquiry-based software and curriculum are proven effective, spanning the mathematics curriculum from elementary school number sense through AP® Calculus and Statistics.

OTHER ARTICLES

5 Roles That Artificial Intelligence A Game Changer In Education Industry

Article | March 5, 2020

Although we have not yet created self-aware robots such as Pepper Popular Movies 2001: A Space Odyssey and Star Wars, we have made smart and frequent use of AI technology in a wide range of applications that, while not mind-blowing as androids, still change our daily lives. One spot where artificial intelligence is ready to perform big changes (and in some cases already) is in education. While we may not see humanoid robots acting as teachers in the next decade, there are already many projects that use computer intelligence to help students and teachers gain more educational experience. Those tools are just a few of the paths here, and those that follow will shape and define the future educational experience.

Read More

InstaVR launches affordable remote teaching pricing during outbreak

Article | March 5, 2020

InstaVR Inc., a provider of web-based virtual reality authoring and publishing, today launched organization wide academic pricing to give universities a more cost-effective way of using VR to provide remote learning and online classes during the coronavirus outbreak. The nationwide COVID-19 pandemic has led to numerous statewide and citywide closures of schools and universities, leading to the mandate of online classes for the remainder of the semester for many. The use of VR in remote teaching enables a far more immersive method to provide information than its 2D counterpart, so it’s a way to allow students to experience the classroom more closely without being there.

Read More

THE MANY BENEFITS OF STEM EDUCATION

Article | March 5, 2020

If you’re concerned that STEM is taking up too much classroom time, consider this: STEM permeates the curriculum in ways subjects taught in isolation can’t. STEM also teaches the skills students need for success beyond their formal education. Teachers know that they have to take advantage of every minute of instructional time they can get with students. STEM programs, with their integrated lessons, seem to usurp a considerable amount of instructional time. That can lead to arguments about pulling kids away from traditional subjects like science and math.

Read More

5 Main Roles Of Artificial Intelligence In Education

Article | March 5, 2020

Artificial Intelligence is a branch of science producing and studying the machines aimed at the stimulation of human intelligence processes. The main objective of AI is to optimize the routine processes, improving their speed and efficiency (provided it has been implemented and supported properly). As a result, the number of companies adopting AI continues to grow worldwide. According to Research and Markets, “The analysts forecast the Artificial Intelligence Market in the US Education Sector to grow at a CAGR of 47.77% during the period 2018-2022.

Read More

Spotlight

Key Curriculum

Key Curriculum develops inquiry-based mathematics software and associated curriculum, as well as supporting online services and professional development.Key staff includes many former classroom teachers and curriculum leaders. They understand the challenges teachers face and work passionately to create products that support educators and truly engage and motivate students. Our student-centered, inquiry-based software and curriculum are proven effective, spanning the mathematics curriculum from elementary school number sense through AP® Calculus and Statistics.

Events