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Beijing tightens government oversight of the country’s booming video game industry China will limit the number of video games and take steps to limit playing time for minors to tackle rising rates of childhood visual impairment as the government intensifies its crackdown on the world’s largest online gaming market. A statement posted on the Ministry …

Students practice computer games in an eSports class at Lanxiang Technical School in Jinan, China… [+] Eastern Shandong Province in China. (GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images) Note: This column appears in the March-April issue of Forbes China, the Chinese-language edition of Forbes. Click here for the Chinese version. Robert Daugherty is the co-founder and executive director of …

A: You have all my empathy. For the parent of an average child, there is an inexhaustible source of stress associated with adhering to screen time limits. We’re flying blind when it comes to a parenting manual for this. We are the first generation of parents to fight against this phenomenon, and we (our culture …

“We have seen more and more Chinese children interact with the world digitally, and the partnership will bring them safe and imaginative digital Lego content.” Lego seems to be looking for new business models and new collaborations due to a decline in market share. It recorded its first drop in revenue in ten years last …

Karen McLean didn’t want her twins to fall behind in kindergarten. “Kindergarten isn’t like it used to be,” said McLean, who is a literacy coach for New Albany-Floyd County Schools. “It’s not playtime anymore. It’s academic learning.” That’s why McLean enrolled Andrew and Marcus in Upstart, an online preschool program billed as a way to …

Chances are that at least once, while bored or trying to relax, you’ve played a game on your phone or tablet. Our phones make it easy to escape to a quick diversion when we have a few spare minutes. You can play all kinds of games for money, from head-to-head Pac-Man matches to virtual slots. …

April 25, 2017 During April’s “Breaking Boundaries” event, attendees had the opportunity to play video games, including several online games, at the Humanities Center. (College photo/Sofia Tokar) Video games and online games (played on computers, mobile devices and consoles) generate more worldwide turnover than the film or recorded music industries. Corn the game has evolved …

The 2016 election and the tumultuous start to Donald Trump’s presidency, which reached the 100-day mark on April 29, presented civics teachers in red, blue and purple states with a double-edged sword. Students are suddenly eager to talk about politics and government, but the hyperpartisan reality beyond school walls makes it difficult to hold these …

Vietnamese news The word “game,” a constant point of contention between adults and children, has once again sparked a battle between parents and educators. However, this time the source of the game for children is one that works in education and training. Children born at the start of this century, known as Generation Z, are …

Teenagers who play online games every day are more likely to have better grades in school, according to a new Australian study. Albert Posso of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology looked at the results of 12,000 students who had been tested by the Program for International Student Assessment. The program involves testing 15-year-olds on …

Teenagers who play online games every day are more likely to have better grades in school, according to a new Australian study. Albert Posso of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology looked at the results of 12,000 students who had been tested by the Program for International Student Assessment. The program involves testing 15-year-olds on …

According to a new report, students who spend time playing video games online are more likely to get better grades in core subjects. The study – Internet Use and Academic Achievement Among 15-Year-Old Australian Students – tracked the exam scores and personal habits of 12,000 high school students. All had taken an internationally recognized exam …

Ed Jones/Stringer/Getty Images Parents – don’t worry if your kids spend all their time playing online games. It can actually improve their performance in school. That’s according to a new study from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. The institution found that playing games could help students hone skills learned in school and then apply them …

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — High school students investigate Ebola-like outbreaks and administer vaccines through Outbreak!, a new summer course in Illinois that uses online games to encourage critical thinking about fighting infectious diseases. University of Illinois clinical epidemiologist Yvette Johnson-Walker, a clinical teacher in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, teaches high school students about disease …

By Tanner Higgin, Graphite If there’s one thing games can teach very well, it’s systems thinking. Get good at a game like Gate, for example, means learning its physics engine. When the game is over, it’s natural to draw comparisons between how things move, fall, and interact in the game and the physical worlds. Likewise, …