Game Learning educational video games help to foster proactive, reflective, and critical thinking skills.
In the book Good Video Games and Good Learning: Collected Essays on Video Games, Learning and Literacy, 2nd Edition, author James Paul Gee writes:
“The purpose of games as learning (and other game-like forms of learning) should be to make every learner a proactive, collaborative, reflective, critical, creative and innovative problem solver; a producer with technology and not just a consumer…”
We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Our mission at Game Learning is to nurture critical thinking, and innovative problem-solving skills in young minds. Moreover, our educational video games, which teach students about pivotal historical moments and figures in world history, demand that players are proactive in their own learning, through navigating through fast-paced, engaging game play.
”Game Learning transports players into the past, from their modern screen, to explore monumental historical moments as participants, not just observers.
As the result, Game Learning’s educational video games challenges players to ask themselves: What would I have done differently in this particular situation? What would have happened if I had made a different choice? What are the-long term ramifications of my decisions? Understanding historical events through game play ensures engagement, and sparks imagination in developing minds. Allowing young players to forge a link between the past and the world as they know it also spurs reflection.
At Game Learning we know that history is not merely a collection of facts and data, but instead is a subject very much alive, as the course of history has everything to do with the world as we know it today.
”Empowering children to view history through engaging, 21st Century digital learning methods, enables them to take a hands-on, proactive approach to their own learning.
In addition to helping players to become reflective, critical thinkers, game-based learning has been shown to improve other skills vital to success in the modern era. For example, gaming has been shown to improve hand-eye coordination, bolster strategic thinking, expand memory capacity, and unquestionably helps young people to become more computer literate, which is a necessity in today’s world.
At Game Learning, we believe that kids learn better when they are having fun. As the result, each of our educational video games focuses on fascinating events in history, allowing students to learn about the past, while building necessary skills for the future.
Game Learning educational video games transport players to pivotal moments in history, immersing students & players in historical subject matter by drawing upon their natural curiosity while nurturing soft skills, problem solving, and historical thinking. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org