Thursday, July 30, 2015

"....young people of their own volition choose to spend many hours playing complex computer games outside school. Games, it seems, 'have something', they seem to have a way of engaging and interesting young people. The desire to harness this motivational power to encourage young people to want to learn is the main driver behind an interest in computer games for learning."

What benefit can computer games have in developing certain thinking processes, communication skills, and problem solving strategies?

http://admin.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/discussion_papers/Computer_Games_and_Learning_discpaper.pdf


Checkout this cool and easy to use Q and A tool (as used today by Mr. Howie).

www.kahoot.it

Click the link on the bottom of this URL to create your own account.

Prepare questions to be answered and tracked in a fun and competitive environment.