Video games have definitely changed over the years. These days, kids can dance alongside their friends and even create and build upon the words they learned in kindergarten. We explain why some video games are better than others.



Resources:

Edwyn Ortiz-Nance, Psy. D.

The Centre for Harmony
2060 N. Winery #102
Fresno, CA 93703
(559) 252-6353
http://centreforharmony.com/


Synchrony of Visalia
1041 N Demaree St
Visalia, CA 93291-4119
(559) 635-4252
www.synchronyofvisalia.com 

 

The Educational Benefits of Video Games
http://nottinghamtrent.academia.edu

What Every Mom Needs to Know About Video Games
http://www.parents.com/parenting/moms/healthy-mom/


Video Games for Fitness?
http://aapnews.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/31/3/26-e


Playing Active Video Games Increases Energy Expenditure in Children
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/reprint/124/2/534


TV, Video Games at Night May Cause Sleep Problems in Kids
TIME Magazine / June, 2011
http://healthland.time.com/2011/06/27/tv-video-games-at-night-may-cause-sleep-problems-in-kids/

 

Video Games as Teaching Tools