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Playing games in the classroom - Interview with Jesse Schell

http://bigthink.com/jesseschell#!video_idea_id=21011

How can we make kids eager to learn? What are the challenges of implementing games in education? How would you change our current educational methods? How do video games fit into the media mix? Are there technological barriers keeping people from being more emotionally engaged with video games? Are there technological barriers keeping people from being more emotionally engaged with video games? How would a video game’s ability to listen change the gaming experience? How are video games improving our lives? As a game designer, how do you react to media stories about video game addiction? Why are massively multiplayer online games particularly popular in Asia? Why are these games so captivating? What is the future of virtual currencies? Do you foresee the virtual currency model spreading to other industries, like advertising?

Learning through games

Learning through games

Learning games or serious games are about taking the problem-solving and critical-thinking skills kids often develop playing other forms of video games but in an education context.