WHAT IS A VIDEO GAME?
A video game is a game that is played with the help of electronically manipulating pictures or images produced by a computer program on a monitor or any other type of display.
SOME POPULAR VIDEO GAMES OF ALL TIME.
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Red dead
- Super Smash Bros.
- Sonic The Hedgehog
- The Sims
- Angry Birds
- Battle Field
- God Of War
- Super Mario Odyssey
- Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4
- Fallout 76
- The Witcher… Wild Hunt
WHY ARE VIDEO GAMES THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION?
Well, it wouldn’t be wrong at all, to say that Video games are the new cool. No matter what is your age video games can be your best friends anytime. Gone are those days when parents always cribbed about video games. Now, with the changing time, even parents are involved in the video games. Isn’t that great?
So, it would not be wrong to say that if video games have matured, so has our society. People are changing their perspectives towards video games, which is quite a happy thing. Graphics have become amazing, stories have become enhancing, and much more involved. So video games are a great thing to embrace.
People are crazy about books, movies, physical media, and now people are even crazy for video games, video games are more than a fantasy world and raiding castles.
But even today few people aren’t convinced enough about the video games. So, the genius and super understanding educational experts have gone the extra mile to convince the people about the benefits of video games.
LEARNING WHERE YOU LEAST EXPECT IT.
Yes, rarely could anyone understand the fact that kids can learn a lot from video games. If we have a quick trip to the past, we’ll realise that earlier video game was just seen as something which was a complete waste of time and the children were damaging their eyes and were killing their precious time while playing video games.
That valuable time of the kids could have been spent studying something, and thus, video game was the devil because of which students scored low marks. Silly but true.
Nobody could understand that video games were something that could teach the kids a lot. It is something which can help you learn a lot.
IMPROVES FOCUS AND CONCENTRATION LEVEL:
Yes, you read it right video games increases the concentration level and helps the kids in focusing better. It is not easy to learn and play a game so well. It requires a lot of hard work and focus.
If you won’t stay focused you might lose the game. Even if, for a second you are involved with something else, you’ll have to lose the game and losing the game might ruin your excellent track record. As it takes a lot of time and effort to set a good record.
Well, that’s how video games help in improving the concentration of the kids and can help them stay focused not only on the gaming but also in their academics.
TEACHES HOW TO LEARN FROM FAILURE:
Well, when you start with a game the winning and losing scene is not certain. You might win or might lose. In case if you lose the game, you surely won’t quit playing the game. Video games teach to deal with the failure.
If you lose, you mark a point, because of which you, and the next time you, when start playing the game you surely take care of it and don’t repeat it. That’s how you learn from the failure and move on.
Same can be applied in the case of education. Kids should always accept the failure and learn from their mistakes and move on.
INCREASES THE LEVEL OF CURIOSITY:
There are various stages in the games that you play. You always are curious about knowing the next level. What’s hidden in the next level. Isn’t it? This curiosity of knowing what is there in the next level increases the curiosity level in you.
It is said that curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. Until and unless the student won’t be curious to learn, he won’t be able to learn well. He needs to have a certain level of curiosity to educate himself better, and video games can help him a lot in increasing the curiosity level in him.
It is essential to have a little feeling of competition then only will you make efforts to rise. The students should always have some healthy competition with their mates.
When you play a video game, it is always a competition to win. You always need to compete with others to win the game or to secure the 1st position. The same procedure can be followed in the education. If you have a healthy competition, you tend to rise more.
You can give it a try at least.?
Nowadays there is a change in the gaming pattern, and if we have a look, we can see that educational games are a lot in trend. If you open the app store or play store, you can see that there is a different column for educational games.
You can download these games and can enhance your learning power. You can find these educational games for all the subjects. And you can improve your knowledge of your favourite subject.
These games not only enhance your knowledge about the subject but also increases your learning power and concentration level. So, what are you waiting for? You should download the games now?
HELP TREAT DEPRESSION
Studies have found that video games are one of the best ways to kill depression. It is said that when a person is dealing with depression, he should engage himself in pleasurable and fun activities.
So, what’s better than playing video games?
It is the most fun and pleasurable activity, and it keeps the person engaged and makes him forget about his depression. If you play the right games, it is certain that you might kill depression to some level.
BETTER DECISION MAKER:
When you play some games, you are prone to make decisions like which team to select, what dress to choose or what instruments to choose? And it is apparent that you will select the best for you.
And once you are through with the gaming process, you’ll be able to make decisions faster. This decisive nature not only helps you with the game but also in real life. If you can make fast decisions, it can help you in all ways be it academically or professionally and even personally.
FUN WAY OF LEARNING:
Video games are a fun way of learning many new things. When you have fun while learning it increases your interest in that thing and enhances your facts about it. When you play a game, you first learn how to play it on a basic level and then you learn about the other advanced features of the game.
Same is the case with education. When you learn about a game, you gain in another manner which is pretty much fun to learn and is an all-new concept. You can copy this new concept of learning in education. It will be not boring at all and thus, will help you learn better and will assist you in achieving better grades.
We hope we have provided you with sufficient reasons to convince your parents about video games and they surely won’t be after your life when you play the next time or when you skip on your academics and assignments.