In a recent Classroom Tech column, Kevin Bushweller reports that video games—long regarded by teachers and parents as a distraction—are 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?
A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Talkback blog.