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March 2015 | Volume 57 | Number 3
The Gamified Classroom
As infants and toddlers suffer from the highest rates of poverty nationally, schools and cities scramble to provide early intervention.
Debbie Davis has worked with elementary school students for much of her education career, and she knows Mississippi's Simpson County School District would benefit greatly from a coordinated preK program.
"If we had the money, we'd do it in a heartbeat," says Davis, deputy superintendent of the 4,200-student, largely low-income, rural district. "So many of our students come to school without the skills and language they need, and without the experiences that so many other children have."
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