Video Games for Learning?
In a recent Classroom Tech column, Kevin Bushweller reports that video gameslong regarded by teachers and parents as a distractionare increasingly being seen as viable learning tools. Among other things, he notes, reseachers are "seeing more overlap between the complex skills learned in games and those needed in the workplace."
What's your view? Do video games have a place in the school curriculum? How best can they be used for educational purposes?