Video Games Help Children Learn a Variety of Skills
By Sara McGrath of Suite 101.com
Games,in general, and other forms of play, make learning fun. Attentive parents and teachers recognize this. Games beat repetitive drills and rote memorization any day. Ask any kid.
In particular, the question of video games to benefit learning has incited controversy with concerns regarding addictive qualities of electronic gaming, violence and “adult” content in games, and proposals to give video games cigarette-style health warnings.