Great Idea – Parent of gamer asks his son to honor the Geneva Conventions

idea-iconThis is exactly the kind of creative thinking we are trying to promote at ‘A Gamer’s Education.’  Parents thinking outside the box and inventing ways to use video games to educate.  Our hats off to this parent.

From Boing Boing… “Last week, I had lunch with my friend, Hugh Spencer, a writer and designer of museum and public educational exhibitions. He told me an amazing story about his son and games, and I asked him to write it up for Boing Boing:” Read More.

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One Response to Great Idea – Parent of gamer asks his son to honor the Geneva Conventions

  1. Kevin says:

    For someone who doesn’t have kids, I spend a lot of time thinking about them. I see too many kids today walking around without a sense of cause and effect. Unaware that the actions they see portrayed in media do have consequences in reality.

    Instead of a knee jerk reaction to his son wanting to play a violent game, or worse taking no interest in what his son does with his free time, this man seized an opportunity to teach real world consequences.

    Parents are presented with opportunities every day to teach their children in unconventional ways. You just have to think a little to see them.

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