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How Mainstream Video Games are used as Teaching Tools

http://fluency21.com/blog/2013/02/04/how-mainstream-video-games-are-being-used-as-teaching-tools/?utm_source=Committed+Sardines&utm_campaign=5b83722a13-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email

Via eSchool News

People who worried that the technology boom would lead to kids playing video games in class were right: In schools around the country, students are playing such games as "Minecraft", "World of Warcraft" and "Angry Birds" - and their teachers are encouraging it.

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.