Game-based Learning with your Kids Enhances Social Skills (via Huffington Post)

Posted by Zack Blois on Jul 19, 2013 4:12:00 PM
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According to a recent report, interactive learning games can go a long way towards student progress when parents and educators actively participate with the students.

game based learning at homeEducator and Game-based Learning advocate Jordan Shapiro crafted a great article explaining the value of parents/educators working directly with students on educational software, or as the referenced Joan Ganz Cooney Center report refers to it, Joint Media Engagement (JME).

Check out the links below to learn more about the different JME categories and the benefits that can provide to students and parents.

Research Says Screen Time Can Be Good for Your Kids - Huffington Post

Study: The New Coviewing: Designing for Learning through Joint Media Engagement - Joan Ganz Cooney Center

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