Listen to young Cordell Steiner makes a sincere argument for using video games in the classroom in this TEDx talk. His talk introduces two positive aspects of digital game-based learning teachers can take advantage of for deep and powerful learning. Thanks to the folks at MindShift for sharing this treasure.
posted by: Ryan Schaaf
Third grader Cordell Steiner makes a pretty convincing argument for using video games in the classroom in this TEDx talk. He describes feeling more motivated to learn and master new skills because of his eagerness to beat his own high score or finish before the clock runs out. He says he used to be bored in class when his teachers had to slow down to explain concepts, but now each student plays games intended to help him or her with specific skills they’re trying to master. He even gives examples!
Check out his call to teachers, administrators, parents and students to think differently about education.