Acting on the notion that educational video games can have a positive impact on student learning, the makers of the Japanese animation cartoon and video-game series Pokemon have created the Pokemon Learning League, an interactive online learning program targeted at students in grades 3-6. Guided by an advisory board consisting of both higher-ed and K-12 experts, the program provides supplemental lessons to help reinforce topics in science, math, language arts, and life skills. Based on the theory "watch, try, and apply," each lesson takes a scaffolded approach to learning, using a cast of multicultural Pokemon characters to shepherd students through...
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