How to Find Learning Opportunities in Video Games Kids and Teens Love

There are tons of games your students already play at home that are packed full of learning potential.

Every game has learning potential, from small games made for classrooms to big blockbusters made to be enjoyed at home. Sure, the games made for in-school learning are the easiest to implement (and to convince administrators to buy!); however, they’re not always the games that students find the most fun, rewarding, or even educational. Take Minecraft, for instance. It’s an absorbing game that’s tough for some to put down. It was never designed for classrooms, and yet it just so happens to be, in my opinion, the greatest educational game ever made.

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