Yoda: Internet Sucks 5: Educational Apps Are Shit…

04 Education, IO Impotency

yoda with light saberThe Top 50 Educational Apps Are Mostly All Stuck In The Stone Age

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And perhaps this lack of educational benchmarks explains why, overwhelmingly, most of the apps are basically just animated interactive quizzes. The study found that 71% “contained at least one activity that we classified as a puzzle, game, or quiz. These were activities which had right and wrong answers, rather than open-ended designs.” 92% “contained some form of animation.” 45% included “interactive ‘hotspots,’ or sections of the screen that more and/or make noise when touched in ways that are not central to the game or story.”

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