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Games for Learning Infographic. Here’s an interesting infographic on “Can Gaming help Kids Learn?”
Click to view the full Infographic Here are some little factlets: 74% of school administrators feel that digital education technology increases student engagement (while 50% think it helps to personalise instruction).90% of school children (2-17 years old) play electronic games.Kids are motivated through games due to ability to manipulate objects and events, they have control over actions, and engage in ‘experiential learning’ (even if they don’t realise it).A study found students improved skills through game playing, which in turn taught teamwork and life skills including problem solving, communication, collaboration, and negotiation.More than half had played (recognisable) education games.Mobile “edu-apps” are becoming increasingly popular, with toddler/pre-school ages children accounting for over half the apps targeted at them.
Games Based Learning and Gamification.