Saturday, July 18, 2009

Video Games Are New Teaching Tool

VOAVideo: Video Games Are New Teaching Tool

In the last two decades, American students have fallen behind in critical subjects like math, science and reading. In 2005, the U.S. ranked ninth among some industrialized nations in the percentage of students graduating from secondary school. American education officials are searching for novel ways to stimulate learning again. One tool that is getting some attention is the use of video games.The National Education Association says some schools across the country are now incorporating video into learning. Steve Mort has more on this innovative approach in the state of Florida.