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Discover the evidence-based learning sciences and empirical research that drives Lumio's product development.
Learn how Lumio's features support desired student outcomes. 



The Lumio Logic Model documents the ways that students and educators use Lumio, the features that make Lumio special, and the expected outcomes from integrating Lumio into learning activities. In addition, our product development leadership team uses this logic model to guide our product roadmap, ensuring that updates and improvements lead to desired learning outcomes. 


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Research-based instructional strategies Digital Promise

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When choosing technology to use in schools and classrooms, educators look for platforms proven to amplify best teaching practices and actively engage students in learning. Our research shows that educators use Lumio to increase student engagement and collaboration, provide insight into learning, and make learning more accessible. Lumio has earned third-party certification as a research-based certified product from Digital Promise

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Ignite student engagement

Research shows that educators who adopt a student-centered approach note positive impacts on student engagement.

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Check for student understanding

Research shows that adopting a student-centered approach allows educators to check for student understanding. 

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Increase student accessibility to learning

A Universal Design for Learning (UDL) approach has been shown to increase accessibility in classrooms. 

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