In Brief

The days when video games were solely lambasted as a waste of time seem to be slowly fading as more people wake up to the potential for good nestled within the video gaming environment.

The days when video games were solely lambasted as a waste of time seem to be slowly fading as more people wake up to the potential for good nestled within the video gaming environment.

The Huffington Post seizes upon recent comments by Barack Obama to survey the educational potential of videogames. Consider the following as ample evidence for means that video games can enhance education in an efficient manner.

For starters there are strong commonalities between engaging video game dynamics and the means/best practice by which teachers can effectively impart information. Games also provide opportunities which one cannot find so readily within print and comparatively static digital media:

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