One of the first significant studies of the effects of three-dimensional content on K-12 instruction found that the use of 3D content helped increase student engagement and led to better achievement.

Apple_3DIn one of the first significant studies of the effects of three-dimensional content on K-12 instruction, Colorado’s Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) found that the use of 3D content helped increase student engagement and led to better achievement in some cases—with the lowest-performing students seeing the greatest benefits.

Through a pilot project called “BVS3D,” Boulder Valley teachers used stereoscopic 3D content in eight classrooms within four schools during the 2010-11 school year.

A few findings stood out across all test sites:

• Higher levels of student engagement.

• Favorable reaction by students.

• Greater student clarity in understanding abstract concepts.

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Source: Staff Reporter | eSchool News