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14 Educational Games to Teach Your Kids About Business « Freeschool Posted by freeschool on December 24, 2007 eMoms at home lists fourteen educational games you can use to teach your kids about business. Here’s a summary: Board Games Monopoly – “the grandfather of all money & investment games”KidsWealth Money Kit – “teach kids to manage real money in a safe, structured, and supported manner”Stock Rush Game – “all the basic principles of trading used in the real world” Computer Games Also included in the post are a couple Pretend and Play items for younger kids, and a lemonade stand and lemonade maker to put your kid’s skills to use. Like this: Like Loading...
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Computers & Education - Reviewing the need for gaming in education to accommodate the net generation Abstract There is a growing interest in the use of simulations and games in Dutch higher education. This development is based on the perception that students belong to the ‘gamer generation’ or ‘net generation’: a generation that has grown up with computer games and other technology affecting their preferred learning styles, social interaction patterns and technology use generally. Keywords Cooperative/collaborative learning; Interactive learning environments; Simulations; Teaching/learning strategies Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd.