In the thought-provoking words of Ali Carr-Chellman, video games are not a cause, but a symptom.
In this short and enlightening TED Talk, Carr-Chellman explores the world of gendered education by examining how boys are academically lagging behind their female counterparts. Worldwide, boys are getting expelled more frequently then girls, are being placed in special education more regularly than girls and have a higher likelihood to become diagnosed with ADD and other attention disorders. This talk points to the ability of games to reverse these setbacks. Schools all around the globe at times will face resource deficiencies; by incorporating play and games more into the curriculum, we can ensure a more sound education system.
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