Can Gamification of Education Help Learning?

EdTechReview – Pardeep Goyal

“If you keep playing Games then you will not get marks in your exams”, I grew up listening to similar words from my mom.

Games were considered anti-study when I was a young student. We were allowed to play indoor games only for one hour daily and the rest of the time we had to study. Sunday was scheduled for outdoor games.

My father bought a video game for me during summer vacations so that I could stay at home. I spent hours and hours playing Mario and Contra but my joy was short-lived. As soon as my vacations were over, my parents hid my video game in some dark corner of the almirah because they wanted me to concentrate on studies. Read More