EA, Education, and Games in the Classroom

Posted by | June 28, 2012

Gaming giant Electronic Arts has teamed up with a number of non-profits to research ways that gaming can be used to engage students in the classroom. This partnership has produced a design lab with the goal of merging educational standards and requirements with current video games. If necessary, the lab will also have the firepower needed to make whole new games. The plan is to distribute these games to parents and school districts at little to no cost. Game Politics has the story.

1 Comment so far
  1. Nelson Williams
    June 28, 2012 7:30 pm

    Games are the future of education, but the trick is figuring out to structure the game around the lesson. Just throwing facts and figures into a game is little more than a quiz show. The challenge is making the player want to learn more.

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