Scientists: Can video games save education?

eschoolnews1Scientists are calling it the next great discovery, a way to captivate students so much they will spend hours learning on their own: It’s their new vision of video games.

The Federation of American Scientists–which typically weighs in on matters of nuclear weaponry and government secrecy–declared Oct. 17 that video games can redefine education.

Capping a year of study, the group called for federal research into how the addictive pizzazz of video games can be converted into serious learning tools for schools. Read more.

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