Educational Value of Video Games
Ali Carr Keynotes - The keynotes by Ali Carr encourage audiences to rethink the current education systems in place...
Video games are often targeted as the reason why boys have difficulty fitting into school curricula and excelling at their work. However, Chellman points out that video games are a symptom not a source of why boys are having difficulty in school. Zero tolerance, fewer male teachers and condensed curricula are making the school environment an increasingly alienating atmosphere for young boys.
Instead of criticizing video game culture and encouraging alternative, "appropriate" activities, better budgets should go towards informative games in order to integrate a popular activity into an educational environment.