Hillview Middle School

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Name: Hillview Middle School
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Tests That Look Like Video Games

A screenshot from the Posterlet game: choosing negative or positive feedback. AAA Lab, Stanford University hide captioni toggle caption AAA Lab, Stanford UniversityThis week, NPR Ed is focusing on questions about why people play and how play relates ... [Published NPR - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Whittier's Hillview Middle School undergoes $640,000 makeover to combat student flight

EAST WHITTIER >> Hillview Middle School had a bad rap. It was unwelcoming, unsafe and weak academically, or so the talk went.What was a fact was the school was losing students by the hundreds.But Wednesday, the first day of school this year, students ... [Published Whittier Daily News - Aug 07 2014]

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...little fun games, and to do well at the games you need to learn something," says Dan Schwartz, the director of the AAA Lab at Stanford University . "So they're not just measures of what the student already knows, but attempts to measure whether they are prepared to continue learning when they're no longer told exactly what to do."

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