Should video games be in education?

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Click on the link below for an excellent article discussing the use of games in education.  When I was younger, I learned many important skills, such as typing, math, and reading from computer games.  It still amazes me that in the gaming era that we live in, those games no longer exist.  Especially as a teacher, I fully support games as a way to connect to kids and make learning fun instead of a monotonous chore.

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Source: Games in Education.

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