What makes a game educational or entertaining? Can a game be both good entertainment and a true learning asset? Here are some examples of the greatest learning games, the decidedly mediocre ones and games that are not suited to the classroom at all.
Brains are not computers, but could neuroscience make for a good computer game? TeacherGaming's very first guest blogger reflects on the process of converting a complex subject into an approachable, yet educational gaming experience.
Classroom engagement can be challenging. Even on good days, most teachers need every available tool of the trade to keep everyone going. But what about the medium of video games specifically?
Take it from us: Universe Sandbox ² is the best astrophysical sandbox simulation game in existence. It is the perfect way to make abstract concepts tangible: rather than just read about celestial movement, why not see it with your own eyes?