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The why behind the firefly

Discover the evidence-based learning that drives Lumio's product development.

Lumio Logic Model

This model outlines the ways students and educators use Lumio, the features that make it special, and the expected outcomes from integrating it into learning activities. Lumio is developed and updated based on this logic model, ensuring that product improvements lead to desired learning outcomes.

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What do students do with Lumio?

They actively engage in learning.

Hands-on activities

Engage in hands-on learning with interactive content

Flexible learning pacing

Connect to lessons synchronously or asynchronously to work at your own pace and take ownership of learning

Collaborative activities

Collaborate with peers through interactive workspaces to actively learn together

What makes Lumio special to students?

It increases student engagement and collaboration.

Easy real-world application

Individual, small group, or whole-class interactive activities

Game-based learning opportunities

Create visual connections between concepts and concrete models

What do educators do with Lumio?

They amplify best teaching practices.

Transform content

Transform static content to create and deliver interactive lessons

Personalize learning and pacing

Toggle between student-paced and teacher-paced modes to personalize learning

Formative assessment tools

Check for student understanding with interactive formative assessment tools

Insights in real-time

Adjust lessons based on real-time feedback

What makes Lumio special to educators?

It makes learning more accessible.

Flexibility to participate anonymously

Support scaffolded learning with instructional audio

Build confidence and support fluency with Immersive Reader

Opportunity to differentiate with asynchronous learning

It provides insight into learning.

Gauge student progress

Provide real-time feedback

Adjust lessons on the go

What does the data tell us?

Educators using Lumio agree that it promotes active learning, increases students' engagement in classrooms, and makes their lessons interactive.

Supports best teaching practices

87% use Lumio to create lessons connected to real-life
87% use Lumio to provide feedback to students in real-time
93% adjust Lumio lessons on-the-go based on student progress
96% provide more practice opportunities using Lumio

Increases accessibility

87% use Lumio to gather student voice and provide autonomy
80% use asynchronous learning opportunities through Lumio
84% regularly use the student pacing feature for lesson delivery
Data is based on an internally conducted survey (Lumio Efficacy Survey). Respondents comprised of educators distributed evenly across K-12 grades and all subject areas.

Quick wins with Lumio

Student application

Improve student problem-solving, multimodal communication, and collaboration skills.

Comprehension and processing

Students construct knowledge to demonstrate understanding and master learning objectives through creative thinking and application.

Change in attitude

Empower students to take ownership of their own learning by improving practice and engaging in the process.

Long-term outcomes

Improve student mastery

Meet the needs of all learners to close achievement gaps and improve student mastery.

Boost student satisfaction

Help students find meaning and self-expression in their learning experience.

Increase retention rates

Engaged learners attend class more often, improving overall attendance and graduation rates.

We earned the prestigious Research-Based Design Certification from Digital Promise – proof it works.

Lumio isn’t just innovative — it’s grounded in research

Ignite student engagement

Research shows that promoting student agency positively impacts student engagement and higher-order thinking.

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Check for student understanding

Regular checks for student understanding with actionable feedback loops have positive outcomes on student learning and development.

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Increase student accessibility to learning

A Universal Design for Learning (UDL) approach facilitates inclusive and accessible classroom cultures, fostering collaborative problem-solving.

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