[Dtoid Community Discusses is stepping up today as the regular Destructoid Discusses series is taking a break for the week. Join Tactix, Conrad Zimmerman and a few other Dtoiders talk about educational games. -- CTZ]
Hey gang! Its time for another Dtoid Community Discusses! Every week, I get a panel of Destructoid community members together to discuss a topic. If this is the first one you are reading and want to check out some past topics, check out the the list found on my sidebar on my community blog page!
This week, I asked the panel to talk about educational games. I know when I was younger, there were plenty of games on computers at school with the purpose of teaching math or reading. I was curious as to what other members of the Dtoid Community thought of educational games and what games they played as children, so I gave them the following prompt:
I ... actually learned how to cook a bit better with Cooking Mama. I'm not joking, but I'm still a lousy cooker that gets his rice burned. Besides that, the most important thing I learned from videogames as a whole is English. I started playing at a very young age, and trying to read those texts was intriguing. I started to read and get more into this language when I had English classes at school. My priority now is to become an English teacher. It's kind of ironic that people these days say that videogames are bad for you and all, but thanks to that, I actually know what I want to do as a profession.
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