Wednesday, April 19, 2006

eSchool News online - New course teaches instructional gaming

eSchool News online - New course teaches instructional gaming: "New course teaches instructional gaming Teachers explore the benefits of computer gaming as a classroom tool By Robert Brumfield, Assistant Editor, eSchool News advertisement eMail this article Send us a news tip Discuss this article Print this article Reprints & Permissions More Headlines TOP PICKS: from eSchool News readers # Discover the latest news and information on technology products and services! Go inside the 'Product News Update' # Explore over 4,000 company profiles--with product profiles, research and white papers, and funding solutions! Go inside the 'Technology Solution Center' # Learn more about the key organizations who support the eSchool ideal in education. Go inside 'eSchool Partners Update' # Post eSchool News headlines on your school websites—FREE! Go inside our 'Content Exchange Program' # Hear what fellow educators are saying about the latest school technology initiatives. Go to the 'Ed-Tech Insider' blog Top headlines this week: Stanford targets gifted high schoolers AP: States omit minorities' scores Free online courses teach tech skills New Va. law: Teach web safety Tech helps teach complex reading skills A developer of educational video games for the classroom is offering what is believed to be the first comprehensive professional development course for educators who want to incorporate instructional computer gaming into their curricula. The course comes as interest in gaming as an instructional tool appears to be on the rise."

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