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Educational Video Games Boost Learning Motivation
2013-11-07 17:06:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Playing competitive or collaborative math video games enhances students’ learning, performance and motivation, according to a new study by researchers at New York University and the City University of New York. The study found students who play these games competitively or collaboratively with another player – as opposed to alone – adopted a mastery mindset that is highly conducive to learning. Furthermore, students'...

2013-10-17 23:22:48

Free online video editor allows students to remix copyrighted content in an educational setting according to fair use guidelines. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The LAMP (Learning About Multimedia Project ) a non-profit organization educating and equipping people to shape the media landscape through hands-on training, today announces the official launch of Media Breaker at New York University’s Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy on Tuesday, October 29 from 4:00 to...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.