Whether playing video games has negative effects is something that has been debated for 30 years, in much the same way that rock and roll, television, and even the novel… more »
Often the latest studies about how children learn or what the effect of a given game might be are trapped in expert-facing journal articles and dense social science writing. We cut through the technical speak and explain it as best we can in our Learning Research reports.
This June, I joined leaders in video game development, education, industry, and government at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative America Meeting in Colorado. It was the third year I’ve had… more »
A new study highlights that games built for the classroom can have a major impact on improving grades. The study of nearly 250 students conducted by Baylor University found that… more »
For more than a decade, James Paul Gee has been writing about the potential power of games and game mechanics to change the way we learn, to create new “deep”… more »