More than 55 independent reports demonstrate students who work with Globaloria see their academic performances improve significantly, while underserved students see special gains in digital literacy.
Increases Academic Performance
- Low-income middle school students using Globaloria in Texas show statistically significant gains in critical reading, math achievement and self-efficacy scores on standardized and unit tests.
- West Virginia students using Globaloria score significantly higher than non-Globaloria students on West Virginia's WESTEST2 tests.
- Globaloria students who use the network as part of a core curriculum class (e.g. biology) score higher on tests and receive higher course grades than their non-Globaloria peers.
Improves Learning Habits & Behaviors
- Globaloria students develop new and expanded skillsets, including problem-solving, organizational and time management abilities, presentation, interpersonal skills, and collaborative processes.
- Globaloria inspires students to consider STEM careers, increasing the number who identify STEM-related career goals from 36 to 52 percent of students in their second year of the program.
- Globaloria effectively promotes collaborative learning: over 73 percent of all games are created collaboratively.
Transforms Teaching Styles
- Globaloria educators develop their own digital literacy in ways that have far-reaching effects on their teaching decisions, attitudes towards students, and the habits of mind they are developing vis-à-vis their own practice.
- Globaloria educators implement their changed teaching styles in both Globaloria and non-Globaloria classes, demonstrating the viral character of their new skills.
- Overall, teachers believe they are better teachers as result of their participation in Globaloria led learning.
Helps Underserved Students
- Globaloria helps students significantly increase their ability level in the three Constructionist contemporary learning abilities, indicating mastery of digital literacy.
- Globaloria has a direct impact on students’ computational thinking practices, particularly in problem decomposition and pattern recognition.
- Participation in Globaloria eliminates disparities in home computer use among students on the basis of parent education.
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