Scotland official encourages classroom use of computer games

12/28/2009 | BBC · Scotsman (Edinburgh), The

Despite conflicting research on the topic, Scottish Education Secretary Michael Russell is encouraging teachers to use computer games in their classroom lessons to help students learn. "Computer games are often perceived as solely a distraction to learning; however, alongside traditional learning aids, they can help make learning more engaging," Russell said.

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