What is Labster
Labster is a game-changer for equitable science education. It's an immersive digital learning platform offering virtual labs that teach laboratory techniques and scientific theories. These virtual labs are versatile, supporting educators in both in-person and online course formats with pre-lab activities or post-lab reinforcements. They help students visualize complex concepts and interact with engaging, context-driven storylines that enable them to apply theory to the real world.
Benefits of Incorporating Labster with Title I Funds
Enhanced Academic Achievement and Test Scores
Labster's immersive simulations help improve retention and comprehension of scientific concepts, leading to higher test scores. The platform enables teachers to follow a learner’s journey and address personalized concerns as they arise.
- A study showed a 101% increase in learning outcomes when Labster simulations were integrated with conventional teaching methods.
Combatting Pandemic-Induced Learning Loss
Labster's interactive simulations re-engage students, particularly beneficial for those with attention challenges, by providing immersive learning experiences.
- “Labster helps keep me much more engaged than reading or regular assignments. As someone with ADHD and other focus issues, it's much easier to have something with clear instructions and visible results like this.” (Student, 2023 Labster Survey).
Preparation for College and Career in STEM
Labster's simulations expose students to real-world STEM scenarios, fostering interest and skills essential for higher education and future careers. This offers low-income students crucial STEM exposure and levels the playing field for future opportunities.
- Research indicates that virtual learning simulations like those offered by Labster can boost students' interest in STEM-related careers, playing a pivotal role in preparing them for college and future career paths.
Interested in learning more about how Labster can deliver an equitable learning advantage to your high school students? Schedule a demo today.
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