Myst Opportunities

BBC NEWS | Technology | Pupils learn through Myst game

I found this interesting. The game Myst being used in class to improve visual literacy skills for children. The results?

The national average attainment of Level Four literacy levels for that age group is 75%. At Chew Magna, the number attaining Level Four have shot up from 76.5% in 2000 to 93% in 2004.

What is more convincing is the level of achievement for boys. The national average for Level Four achievement has stayed at 70% between 2000 and 2004. At Tim’s school, the figure has gone from 66.7% to a full marks score of 100%.

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