Educational game developer Tabula Digita announced the release of a new software focusing on literacy skills. Entitled DimensionL, the reading and writing program is part of the DimensionU Learning System which also includes the award-winning DimensionM series.
DimensionL gives students an exciting way to practice their essential literacy skills. The software tackles nearly 200 different sets of skills on topics ranging from language conventions, parts of speech and reading to writing processes, spelling, and vocabulary. Read More...
Building on the success format of DimensionM, the new literacy game offers a series of quick-paced, immersive missions that incorporate 3D graphics, sound, animation and storylines comparable to those in most popular commercial video games. The game also connects to the enhanced Educator Portal on DimensionU.com which gives educators a the ability to look at each student’s progress and mastery, including playtime logged at school versus at home, which can also be shared with parents.
"In a truly balanced literacy program, how you engage students is as important as what you teach," said Ntiedo Etuk, chief executive officer of Tabula Digita. "By infusing reading and language arts classes with cutting edge, immersive video game technology, teachers have a student-centric solution that promotes independent and collaborative work, while assisting students in quickly gaining proficiency in their expanding literacy skills."
The DimensionU Learning System is available for purchase by schools only at an undisclosed price. Tabula Digita states that DimensionU games are already being used in various school districts across the United States including New York City Public Schools, Chicago Public Schools, Broward County Public Schools, and Austin and Ft. Worth Independent School Districts in Texas.