What Games Teach, James Paul Gee believes that videogames need to be considered for something beyond their traditional use as a means for providing entertainment and pleasure during leisure time.  Visit ‘Learning in Virtual Worlds’ and view the short video clip found there.
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After watching the video, discuss whether or not you agree with the following statements:
• People learn important collaborative skills when playing online games.
• People who use video games are gaining skills that make them more effective in the real world.
• Collaborative work is not genuinely valued in schools because tests are all about individual performance.



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