Using computer games to generate writing

Writing ideas for primary children

So kids like video games. Who knew? In other news, Hitler invaded Poland.

Video games are the bane of my life. While kids should be doing homework, playing outside or reading, they choose instead to play games until all hours. They talk about them at all times both in school and out. They argue while playing them and this spills over into the playground. I know why they do this, it is because modern video games are great. The Call of Duty series has been in heavy rotation on my xbox for the past few years, along with Tiger Woods Golf and the “Fight Night” boxing games. These days games are all encompassing and years of development and research has made the industry highly effective at hooking people in and promoting, for want of a better word, addiction. Minecraft does not fit into this category, as it is not a…

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The Tech-Enabled Educator Network grew out of a desire to showcase the work of innovative educators to preservice students and new teachers. While committed to professional excellence, most educators are humble by nature and reluctant to promote their work, even when it is exemplary. This modesty makes it challenging for new educators to learn from these educational innovators and greatly hampers the diffusion of innovation. Thus, the Tech-Enabled Educator Network seeks to take on the role of promoting the work of tech-enabled educators by featuring their exemplary blog posts, videos, podcasts, and conference presentations.

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