Study aims to tap teaching potential of video games

01/13/2006 | BBC

A survey of 1,000 teachers in England and Wales by NESTA Futurelab and game-maker Electronic Arts found that 91% believe video games help develop motor and cognitive skills, while 60% believe they promote thinking skills and specific knowledge. In the next phase, project leaders will test three popular video games to develop materials supporting the software's use in the classroom.

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