Educational Innovators Ask ‘Why Can’t Learning Be Fun?’

Educational Innovators Ask ‘Why Can’t Learning Be Fun?’
July 02, 2013
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=198013793

Guests:

Larry Scripp is the founding director and principal researcher for the Center for Music in Education. That’s a research and development organization that helps schools develop arts education programs

Jessie Woolley-Wilson is CEO of DreamBox Learning. That company develops computer-based learning programs that adapt to individual students.

Remember the days when everything from ABCs to math and the arts were taught the same way to every student? Well now, innovations in education are changing the ways that children learn. Host Michel Martin finds out more at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

how do you diversify learning?

DreamBox Learning
2008
http://appscout.pcmag.com/web-services/275211-dreambox-learning-serious-learning-that-s-seriously-fun
DreamBox is more fun than a media textbook and has more substance than a video game, with educational elements sprinkled into the gameplay.