USA Today: Video Games Inspire Learning

A high-profile bid to encourage kids to think scientifically and cultivate a love for science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or so-called STEM subjects, has found an unusual means to that end: video games.

Announced in 2010 by President Obama as part of his “Educate to Innovate” initiative, the National STEM Video Game Challenge has introduced thousands of middle- and high-schoolers to game design over the past three years— this year alone, more than 5,000 students from 40 states enrolled. It’ll soon see its first games debut on Apple’s App store.

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