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Viva Game Based Learning!
Written by Derek Robertson   
Oct 10, 2008 at 04:59 PM

game based learningComputer games as learning tools, who'd have thought it? Those modern day folk devils that up until recently have lurked in children's bedrooms are now not only sitting centre stage in living rooms but also, now in classrooms! What on earth is going on you may ask? What on earth has a game for the Wii, the Xbox360, DS or PSP got to do with the world of school? I mean, aren’t these machines just frivolous time wasters that induce cognitive stagnation, cause obesity and turn our children into bedroom dwelling loners?!

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