Video-gaming American schools

The Federation of American Scientists called for major investment in digital educational games that could reshape how students learn and workers are trained for 21st century jobs…. The news may confound some parents, upset about the hours their teenagers “waste” on video-gaming or about the sex and violence portrayed. But scientists have long recognized such entertainment games also cultivate skills demanded by today’s employers, and that “serious games” are a different “animal” from Grand Theft Auto-type games. —Video-gaming American schools (Enquirer)