TITLE

Today's Lesson Plan: Angry Birds, SimCity, and Minecraft

AUTHOR(S)
Sheehy, Kelsey
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
U.S. News Digital Weekly;11/4/2011, Vol. 3 Issue 44, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the transition of video and online games from extracurricular to educational activities. It explores what happens when video games such as Angry Birds and SimCity become the schoolwork. It cites the opposition to the potential educational benefits of gaming. It quotes Katie Salen, professor of design and technology at Parsons the New School for Design, who believes that video games are very social activities.
ACCESSION #
67224884

 

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