How Computer Games Help Children Learn (Paperback)

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This book looks at how particular video and computer games--such as "Digital Zoo," "The Pandora Project," "SodaConstructor, "and more--can help teach our children and students to think like doctors, lawyers, engineers, urban planners, journalists, and other professionals. In the process, new "smart games" will give them the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a changing world.

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Publisher St Martins Pr
Mfg Part# 9780230602526
SKU 205868276
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0230602525
Release Date 1/22/2008
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Editors Note Evaluates a controversial theory about the educational potential of computer games, revealing how specific games can teach children how to develop creative thinking processes akin to those of today's successful professionals. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Editors Note 1 This book looks at how particular video and computer games--such as Digital Zoo, The Pandora Project, SodaConstructor, and more--can help teach our children and students to think like doctors, lawyers, engineers, urban planners, journalists, and other professionals. In the process, new "smart games" will give them the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a changing world.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0242
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan

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