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Should computer games be used for classroom Instruction?
Transcript of Should computer games be used for classroom Instruction?
I feel that if my school or my teacher decided to use games to learn I would totally agree. It would make me and other students more engaged and also learning at the same time. Kids love games and if you put an educational game for classroom instruction, kids would love this idea and become more interested in learning.
Even though there are a lot of pros for using computer games, there are some cons also. One con is that playing games for awhile can lead to off task behavior and cause students to get off track and not do diligent work.
For my topic, I chose to select the question,
"Should computer games be used for classroom instruction?"
I have researched a lot about this topic and learned a lot of new things. People say that you should because, it gets kids more engaged and others say that it can be a distraction and not good brain learning for other kids. Now lets go ahead and talk about this topic!
Here are some statistics on what the teachers are doing in the classroom.
Should Computer games be used for classroom Instruction
18% of teachers use video games on a daily basis
60% of teachers say using digital games helps personalized instruction
70% of teachers say that using games increases student engagement
A 2009 study showed that students who played games were less likely to develop attention problems