Tuesday July 05, 2011

UK Education Secretary Wants Games In Classrooms

I really like this guy's idea of using video games as a learning aid. I'm not sure we'll ever see anything like that in public schools over here though.

In a speech to the Royal Society in London last week, Gove pointed to the works of Marcus du Sautoy, professor of mathematics at Oxford University and an advisor to maths games website Manga High. He said: "When children need to solve equations in order to get more ammo to shoot the aliens, it is amazing how quickly they can learn.