How Angry Birds and zombie video games are being used in classrooms

A growing number of teachers nationwide are using video games, such as Minecraft, SimCity and World of Warcraft, to teach math, science, writing, teamwork and other subjects. Some students use Angry Birds to learn Newton's law of motion while other students work on character development by creating a game called Zombie Apocalypse. According to this article, the trend is driven in part by younger teachers who are more familiar with video games and the push for innovative instructional methods.

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