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Future forward. Research-backed.
Everything we do at Mrs Wordsmith is backed by the latest research on gamification and vocabulary. We work with literacy experts, educators, and child psychologists to design effective pedagogy for our books and games.
DID YOU KNOW?
The active state of mind kids have when playing games creates an ideal context for learning.
Gamification elementspromote problem solving and collaboration
Other benefits include increased engagement, the immediate feedback that the player receives, and the satisfaction they get when overcoming a challenge.
(Kapp, 2012) (Abrams and Walsh, 2014)
The time kids spend playing games renders them an incredible learning opportunity
Mobile games-based learning combines playful education with mobility to create a very natural environment for learning.
(Shoukry et al. 2015)
Children learn best by doing, not by memorizing
Gamification is particularly suited to vocabulary learning because words are learned better through interacting with a variety of contexts and means such as images, sounds, and explanations. (Abrams and Walsh, 2014)
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Explore a range of research articles that cover a range of topics including the effects of gamification, how writing can make you happier, and more!
MADE WITH EXPERTS
Our work aligns with the research of highly regarded academics and literacy experts across the fields of education, child development, and beyond!
Professor of Childhood and Literacy Education, NYU
Professor of Computational Linguistics, University of Cambridge
Headteacher at Fox Primary School
Expert in linguistic semantics, and Curriculum Director at Mrs Wordsmith
Sesame Workshop’s first Chief Knowledge Officer
Strategic advisor and Co-Founder of Toca Boca
How the brain learns to read, and our recommendation on best practices for reading instruction.
Teaching systematic synthetic phonics impacts children’s reading ability better than any other type of reading program.
Curriculum-aligned research articles and resources designed to support your child’s learning.
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