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Education Games

 

Education games are available for all electronic and computer platforms, and games have been created to reinforce learning on practically every level. From simple math and language games for young children, to online games that allow college students to match their wits with each other or a computer, education games are both enjoyable and of great value for students of all ages.

In fact, many educators recommend that their students play educational games on their computers or game consoles, just as their predecessors may have recommended educational board games a generation or two ago. Undoubtedly, some of the best education games are electronically adapted, updated versions of the time tested educational card and board games of old, even if their names have been changed to appeal to the students of today.

Education games are appreciated by students, parents and educators alike for the enjoyable way in which they stimulate interest in any subject matter. The most convenient and enjoyable games are those that can be played on a personal computer or on a game console to which the student already has access. Some games also provide lessons in moral and social education that will stay with students for a lifetime.