Going to classroom to learn student response for curriculum implementation can soon become things of the past as a US researcher has figured out an easier way - and it could include playing video games.
Computer scientists in the US have received $50,000 on Kickstarter - a funding platform for creative projects - for a new and improved version of CodeSpells, a first-person player game they developed that teaches children how to code.
Maybe it was getting his first video game, Cosmic Avenger, for Christmas at the age of 12, and then having to wait an entire year for the hard-to-land Colecovision console to play it on that made Michael Thomasson so determined to get his hands on every video game and system he could find.
Kids who play video games have better social skills, a new study has found.
Research has found that games offer a range of social and educational benefits to gamers, Edith Cowan University (ECU) Associate Professor Mark McMahon, an expert in gaming, said.