Video Games as Literacy Tools?

Librarians have promoted the virtues of reading since the dawn of libraries, but researchers have been studying literacy skills developed from other sources than just books. Many modern video games require the player to read large blocks of text to advance the storyline of the game, and researchers are finding that these reading requirements translate over to real reading skills. For more on this research, check out the article at Perspectives In Reading.

Literacy through gaming

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