The Gamification of Education
Playing games is a favourite past-time of many kids. With more than 1.2M students failing to graduate from high school each year, the Gamification of Education infographic demonstrates why incorporating game-like resources into education is so essential. Certain elements like progression, investment, and cascading information theory can cross from the game realm to teach students everyday life skills. The infographic goes on to provide different examples of how games can benefit students educationally and also cites certain games that have been used in the past as educational tools. Games like Carmen Sandiego, Diner Dash, Wii Fit, and many others provide translatable life skills in a fun and engaging format.
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