Gaming in the Post-Information School

Piehler, Christopher
October 2014
T H E Journal;Oct2014, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p2
The author discusses technological developments in the U.S. education sector as of October 2014. He claims that students in the 21st century are less dependent on hardback resource materials and learning more from games. Based on the result of the Project Tomorrow Speak Up 2013 study, 32% of elementary school teachers claimed that they use games as teaching tools. The major purposes for such strategy are bolstering student engagement and resolving their different learning styles. Also taking center stage in 21st century education are communication, collaboration and higher-order thinking.


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