gamification in learning

Video game developers have become very effective over the years at getting players addicted to their products, much like gambling gets its hooks into people. But while gambling and games get you hooked into potentially harmful habits, the ways by which they entice people to become addicted have the possibility to be extremely helpful in a positive and productive way when used in the right setting and with the right purpose. In the following article, we’ll explore how games are able to be so addictive, how gamifying learning can be effective for teaching, and how you can use reward based …

kids-and-tablets

It’s a very different world than it was just a few years ago. While previous generations could only dream about some of the things science has provided us, these advancements are available to us now. Kids today have access to things like iPads and modern laptops. Technology has run rampant and interactivity is everywhere. Children particularly have embraced the electronic products now on offer, and are becoming comfortable with digital interactivity. Thanks to kid-proof ipad mini cases, parents are getting comfortable giving these pieces of technology to their children.

But can these devices be used for more than entertainment? …