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Digital Learning Day; Students at Randolph County School Design Video Games
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on February 10, 2012 @ 3:03PM
Created on February 02, 2012 @ 7:21PM
Wouldn't it be nice to just sit around and play video games all day.  Well students at one local school got to do just that during one of their classes, but with an educational twist.
 
More than 2,000 students across the country celebrated Digital Learning Day on Wednesday, but for students at Tygart Valley Middle & High School, digital learning is something they're doing everyday.
 
Through Globaloria these students not only learn how the video games work, but they get to design these education games all on their own.
 
The hands on work they do, gives them skills that they'll need in the ever advancing world of technology. 
 
In honor of Digital Learning Day, they opened their doors to show off exactly what they're doing.  Click the video above to take a look.
 
So now we want to know what you think. Should digital learning be more of a focus in our schools? You can let us know by voting in our
 

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Comments (3)
Feb 17, 2012 at 10:51 AM
I wish I'd had the opportunity to attend classes like this in grade school!
Feb 02, 2012 at 4:00 PM
My daughter is part of this program also, it has learned her alot and it will carry on with her through her life. Thanks for haveing a program that this.
Feb 02, 2012 at 10:47 AM
My son is part of this program, it has been very beneficial to him.
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