Day: 21 April 2005

Can video games stimulate academic learning?

Cognitive Daily ยป Can video games stimulate academic learning? This reports on an experiment with children in Chile, using Handheld video games (Grades 1/2) for 30 minutes before lessons. Working with children in “distressed” schools in Chile (I’m interpreting that to mean poor areas, so unlikely to have much experience of video games at home),…

A New Name

I’ve decided that “Emma’s work blog” is a bit naff … just not entirely sure what to replace it with. I currently follow a number of other Educational / related blogs, such as Weblogg-ed, EdTechPost, eLearnopedia and Mamamusings – all of which have, in my opinion, somewhat more catchy names… I’m currently thinking of “Blogging…