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Videogames are usually considered time-wasters. Teachers may describe them as mind-numbing. However, there are vast educational opportunities in computer games. They are one of the best tools for promoting English and teamwork. They can have a fantastic impact on cognitive skills and knowledge. They provide infinite opportunities for gamification of learning. Games can turn more kids to learning with pleasure. Your average parent may recognize games as shooting and violence. However, kids can see fantastic PhET Simulations as games too. Simulations are a great way to turn physics or chemistry into a game. They will not replace an actual experiment, however, they are free and safe! Best of all, education via gaming requires no teacher. The kid can spend the whole day playing and learning with fun. Naturally, this always needs to be set in proportion to sleep, exercise, social play, time outdoors, etc. In healthy kids, proportions can be self-regulated along the drives of the natural creativity cycle.

See: Videogames are better than teachers

This glossary entry is used to explain "I would never send my kids to school" (2017) by Piotr Wozniak