Four things games teach teachers

details four things that games teach teachers; how to make learning fun, how to motivate learners, how to foster teamwork and cooperation, and how to set meaningful challenges.

“Gaming and education are often seen as two extremes of a spectrum — the one is a frivolous pastime while the other is a serious, valuable activity. At the same time, we instinctively know that playing and learning are linked somehow — after all, children and young animals use play to acquire the vital skills they’ll need for survival in the grown-up world.”

Read the full article on Memeburn

http://memeburn.com/2012/09/4-things-gaming-can-teach-education/

About Gaming and Education

I am a doctoral candidate at Azusa Pacific University researching gaming and education.

Posted on September 28, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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