Currently I am beta testing my Cohort21 side hustle; gameof5.com with all 5 of my classes. My early impression is that students seem engaged by the gamified learning management system.
They genuinely seem excited to score points and able to find teacher posted resources. Level-up days seem exciting for most as they are accompanied by celebrations of student achievement and Halloween candy!
CONFIRMATION BIAS ALERT
As the developer and promoter of the system, I would say that wouldn't I. I am sending out an anonymous survey tomorrow. Gulp. I hope they like it. I will post analysis 🙂