“As you know, most of us females just hate those action video games,” she said. “You don’t have to use shooting. You can use, for example, a princess [who] has a magic wand, and whenever she touches something, it turns into a butterfly and sparkles.”

Links:

Games for Learning Institute

Daphne Bavelier

Parents Television Council

See also:

Can gaming change education?

Students want more use of gaming technology

Va. tests video games as teaching tool

Microsoft, universities team up on gaming research

Researchers mull gaming’s impact as a learning tool

Gaming advances as a learning tool