In his new book, Don’t Bother Me, Mom--I’m Learning, noted consultant, speaker, writer and educational game designer, Marc Prensky [1] makes the argument that students are learning 21st century skills, including “advanced problem solving, language and cognitive skills, strategic thinking, multitasking, and parallel processing” by playing video games. He gives real life scenarios, from the military to medicine, where professionals are using video games to train and hone their skills. Read the book and come prepared to participate in a lively discussion.

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