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Video Games Used as Learning Tools in Schools

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Technology has already created many new educational tools to help teachers improve learning in the classroom.

One method uses video gaming elements to get students more interested and involved in the subjects they learn.

One American school using such technology is Dag Hammarskjold Middle School in Wallingford, Connecticut.

On a recent afternoon, about 20 children at the school watched a computer screen at the front of the room.

The students were taking part in an educational activity that looks a lot like popular internet video games like “Fortnite.” The schoolchildren compete in challenges and can collect points to unlock powers, clothing and pets for their players in the game.

Unlike many video games, the students are not fighting against each other. Instead, the classroom games are being used by teachers to present different school subjects.

The students can earn points as they pass through different educational levels of the game.

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