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+ - Educators will come to regret relying on video games in the classroom->

Submitted by stern
stern (37545) writes "Per the New York Times, there's a role for play in the classroom, and there's a role for computers in the classroom, but there is little if any evidence that computer games help teach. Rather, they hurt attention spans and set expectations that may discourage students from learning things that, however important, can't be turned into a game."
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Educators will come to regret relying on video games in the classroom

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