Games improve math skills

Excerpt: A Daily Dose of a Video Game Can Lead to Math Gains

A pilot study
involving 600 pupils from nearly three dozen schools in Scotland
suggests that the use of a digital game in education can boost
mathematics scores. The particular game in question, which contains
problem-solving questions, memory puzzles, and reading for
comprehension, also had other benefits. It helped students learn to
complete math tests more quickly; improved their ability to
concentrate; and reduced tardiness and absences. In other words,
children enjoyed coming to school to play the game!


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