Every game has potential for learning! Consider the educational value in some of the more popular, entertainment-focused games that your students (and you!) already enjoy at home.
Of course, not all games are school-appropriate, but you can approach any game from an educational perspective. Think of games as experiences rather than instruction -- as field trips, not textbooks. It's a perspective that's as valuable for students as it is for teachers.
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