A New Study On Digital Gaming and Student Learning

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Image courtesy of Manierre Elementary School

Image courtesy of Manierre Elementary School

Editor of Gamesandlearning.org and editorial director of the Games and Learning Publishing Council Lee Banville captures key findings from the recently released report “Empowering Educators: Supporting Student Progress in the Classroom with Digital Games” from the A-GAMES (Analyzing Games for Assessment in Math, ELA/Social Studies, and Science) Project in the post “New Study Indicates What Kind of Teachers Use Games to Gauge Learning”.  The A-GAMES project is a research collaboration between the University of Michigan and New York University that studies “how teachers actually use digital games in their teaching to support formative assessment” in K-12 classrooms.  This particular report reveals teacher’s connection between gaming and formative assessment and concerns and challenges of using digital gaming in the classroom.

Read more about New Study Indicates What Kind of Teachers Use Games to Gauge Learning from Gamesandlearning.org

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