Why your kids should play video games Posted in In the Media By Mike Lesczinski On April 23, 2014 Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author(s) and may not reflect the official policy or position of Excelsior College. Excelsior makes no claim regarding the suitability of the content for all audiences. Related Posts:Revolutionary Learning 2015: Using Games and Simulations to…Revolutionary Learning 2016: Inspiration and Collaboration…Distance EDU on Demand: Victoria Van Voorhis on Reimagining…Four questions to ask if you’re heading back to school |…Live Chat: Video games in higher education jnlwriter The thing that concerns me about this headline is that most kids get addicted to these games, missing out on important physical and cognitive pursuits, as well as fresh air. I think learning is possible with video games, but I think for most children they end up doing more harm than good. I see of course that the actual content is about very specific learning games. I was just alarmed by the headline (which may have been the point, to compel us to read).