Video games in the classroom is a topic that’s all the rage in recent years. No matter which side of the fence you fall on as far as this trend is concerned, there’s mounting evidence that games can be effectively used to teach a variety of things. One of those is helping students learn a new language.
Andrew Ross, an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) with a Master’s Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, has been teaching English in Japan since 2012. He’s one instructor leading the charge on adding games to student learning in order to facilitate growth. Ross says he realized the power of gaming as a teaching tool during one of his English Club meetings. Read More