Video Games in Schools

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Video Games in Schools:

Video Games in Schools Julia Popp

How are video games currently used in schools?:

How are video games currently used in schools? Training for the real world Practicing skills learned in the classroom Supplementing lesson material Encouraging friendly competition between students

Why are people opposed to the use of gaming?:

Why are people opposed to the use of gaming? Video games have a bad reputation in society Games are accused of using rote memorization Lack of human interaction “Lazy” teaching

The Truth:

The Truth Video games are growing in popularity Engaging gameplay makes learning fun Students have friendly competition Good for “early finishers” during computer lab time

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