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Computer Games Can Make Kids Smart Math

Who says playing games even make the brain more dull? Recent research reveals a continuous game play may improve the ability of students in math.

Who says playing games even make the brain more dull? Recent research reveals a continuous game play may improve the ability of students in math.

Research conducted by an organization engaged in the development of curriculum, Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS) at a school in Scotland found a new analysis. Namely, there are good effects of which are brain training games.

The research activities involving more than 600 students from 32 schools in the area around Scotland with the creation of Dr. Brain Training program. Kawashima.

Each day the students who followed this trial were given time to play games using the Nintendo DS which consists of reading tests, problem-solving exercises and memory puzzles for 20 minutes each will start a class that lasts for nine weeks.

After going through the first program, the research continued with the traditional way the students will be tested at the beginning and end of each lesson. Obtained from the analysis in this way that the students who use the games as a medium of learning has increased the value by 50 percent.

In addition to the increase in performance, the time required to solve the problem uga student dwindle from 18.5 minutes to 13.5 minutes. Already completed the gains of the method of learning through this game.

“This method of learning through play is helping to change the mindset that makes students feel in a position as a student, not in a position hierarchy in school,” said the advisor of the organization’s technology and Derek Robertson, LTS learning as reported by the Big Nes Network Saturday (09/27/2008) .

“The intervention of this learning helps kids to get involved directly and succeed in a different contextual framework, which earlier in the conventional school system, students do not know where they are in a position,” added Derek closes the explanation.

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