Columnist: Developing Games Helps Provide Education To Children


In his National Journal (5/23, Subscription Publication) column, Brian Resnick writes that “the ability to perhaps the most essential skill today’s students need to master for the 21-st century economy.” One example of that, says Resnick, is encouraging students to develop “their own games, with their own rules,” the goal of which “is not to develop specific skills but improve the ability to think creatively.” Resnick discusses several such learning platforms for children, adding that they “continue in the spirit of building blocks, Legos, and finger paints – toys that encourage creation,” while also offering “an education.”