'Embodied Learning' Blends Movement, Computer Interaction
Technology brings content to life
Zachary Benedek usually can't wait for science class to be over. But when he learns about concepts like light and gravity in a 15-square-foot digitally enhanced laboratory called the SMALLab , he doesn't want the period to end.
Waving a wand in front of colors and circles projected on the floor of the lab, he and his classmates worked together recently to blend colors in a unit on the electromagnetic spectrum for science class.
"It's a lot more fun. You get it, and when you do it with your hands, it seems a lot simpler," said Zachary, a 6th grader at Elizabeth Forward Middle School ...
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