Putting the ‘education’ in ‘educational’ apps

20 abril 2015

New apps developed for children come online every day and many of them are marketed or labeled as ‘educational’ — but how can we tell which of these thousands of apps will actually help children learn? In a comprehensive new report, a team of researchers integrates research from scientific disciplines like psychological science, linguistics, and neuroscience to provide an evidence-based guide that parents, educators, and app designers alike can use to evaluate the quality of so-called ‘educational’ apps.