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"Gaming Literacy" Wave of the Future?

An NPR report by games journo Heather Chaplin yesterday said that The MacArthur Foundation would be putting the funding towards a brand new middle and high school in New York. The curriculum would be based on videogames.

Connie Yowell, director of educational grantmaking at The MacArtur Foundation, said that the interactivity of games is "important to the future" of education. Yowell suggested that the organization create a school based on game design.

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Diselage3503d ago

I really don't know if teaching code to kids is the answer they're hoping for, i don't think everyone in the future need to be able to right code.