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We gamers know that real video games can deliver or enhance skills to those who play them, often if they are enjoyed with friends or other people in cooperative or multiplayer titles, a quality of this type of entertainment that many people believe should be used as a regular subject. in schools to “develop real life skills”.
According to the New York Post, three out of five adults think that video games should be taught in school, a report awarded to a study carried out by Wargaming and OnePoll in the United States.
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2,000 adults participated in the survey, with the result that 54% of them consider that video games should be taught in schools, a survey that also indicates that three out of five hope that one day they will be included in the basic study plan.
In addition, 41% of those surveyed believe that video games should be used in basic education, 42% see it better in high school and 53% see it as better to be an extracurricular activity, something like a sport. .
“As in math, social studies and reading classes, you can learn a lot from games,” they indicate from Wargaming.
An idea that is absolutely possible and that has been carried out in several places on the planet, including in Chile as we told you recently, where a couple of teachers and a Master from the Department of Chemical Sciences and Natural Resources of the University of La Frontera (UFRO) , promote the use of a video game to teach chemistry.
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