School of Gaming

Video games have long had a reputation for undermining our children's educations, as critics argue that gaming children spend far more time holding a controller than a pencil. According to scientist James Gee, however, it doesn't need to be an either/or situation. Professor Gee feels that if schools were to use some of the strategies found in well-made games, children would learn things easier and more effectively. Amy Nelson at GoozerNation discusses studies done on learning techniques used in gaming.

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