Does making activities into games help kids learn in the classroom? One mother finds kids need to be engaged, not just play to earn points.
Engagement is key. If my kids aren't enjoying a learning environment, whether it's in school, summer camp or a sports team, I hear about it very quickly. In our house, Little League is all about how the kids and the coaches all gel together, and not necessarily about the game itself.
Read more: http://mashable.com/2013/03/08/games-classroom/