The Use of Serious Games in Preschool Education

Georgia Kokkalia, Athanasios Drigas, Alexandra Economou, Petros Roussos, Spyridoula Choli

Abstract


A brief review is presented in order to underlie the importance of serious games in preschool education. Their role is examined according to the educational perspectives that are explored in preschool settings including also their role in special preschool education. The domains of literacy, maths, cognitive & motor skills, creativity, communication and special education are investigated. Also, the beliefs of teachers about using games for teaching and learning are interviewed.

Keywords


games; preschool education; special preschool education;

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Copyright (c) 2017 Georgia Kokkalia, Athanasios Drigas, Petros Roussos, Alexandra Economou, Spyridoula Choli


International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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