2016: Research Says Video Games are Becoming the Future of Education

Games are uniquely suited to fostering the skills necessary for navigating a complex, interconnected, rapidly changing 21st century.

Consider this validation:

  • 97% of teachers polled said that a gamified reading platform motivated their students to read more. (Learn2Earn)
  • Nearly 80% of learners said they would be more productive if their learning or job was more game-like. (Talent LMS)
  • 57% of K-5 teachers report using games in their classroom. (Online College Courses)
  • 97% of teachers use digital games that were created specifically for education use.(Online College Courses)
  • 70% of teachers said they saw an increase in student engagement when using educational video games . (Online College Courses)

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