Born Mobile – The Power of Games to Inspire STEM Learning

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Born Mobile – The Power of Games to Inspire STEM Learning You can’t get around kids and mobile devices these days. According to a recent study by Common Sense Media, more than 80 percent of kids 2-8 years old use a mobile device, which is no surprise considering that households with kids own a whopping 10 mobile devices[1]. Our lifestyles and our kids are wired for go. And, what’s occupying their mobile screentime? Games. Apps. No doubt, you’ve heard the familiar call, “Mooommmm, can I download…” In addition to the fun factor, games can also be the gateway to inspired learning – especially in math and science. There is growing evidence that giving children a head start in developing their math and science skills can be beneficial in that they are more likely to show real interest in these subjects and they are more likely to do well in these classes at school. It’s a win-win … [Read more...]