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Infographic: Do Educational Video Games Actually Work?

Video games have been around for over six decades now and they have been used for educational purposes for the past 30 or more years. Here’s an interesting question: Are those video games actually helping to educate students?

The following infographic, which was put together by Online College Courses, tries to answer that question. It pulls together a list of benefits and concerns about using video games in education, including details like 70% of teachers feel that video games increases student engagement, a 2009 study which showed students were statistically less likely to have attention problems in school.

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