Gaming advances as a learning tool

January 22, 2007

eSchool News online – Gaming advances as a learning tool

Using computer games to teach is hardly new: The military has been doing it
with pilots and soldiers for decades, and corporations have been gaming for
years as well. But momentum also is growing for using computer games to help teach students basic curricular concepts in school–even such
entertainment-focused games as “Restaurant Empire” and “Zoo Tycoon.”

I guess it is time for me to start keeping track of this dialogue on my blog, especially since we’re going to be using second life this term.

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