Bill Gates Sees Game-based Learning the Wave of the Future

By eSchool News Staff, July 27, 2012 — There are many in the teaching profession who question the reliance on computers and computer activities to achieve educational goals. In computer giant Bill Gates’ vision of the classrooms of the future, students are grouped according to skill set. One cluster huddles around a computer terminal, playing an educational game or working on a simulator. Another works with a human teacher getting direct instruction, while another gets a digital lesson delivered from their teacher’s avatar.

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