ACM - Computers in Entertainment

Breaking into the universe

By Leslie Wilson
Theoretical and Practical Computer Applications in Entertainment, [Vol. 1, No. 1]

DOI: 10.1145/950566.950586

High quality interactive entertainment is educational and beneficial for children. It transports our children through fantasy to understanding, inspires them and helps them survive in a world of growing complexity.Creativity is one of the most important skills a child can learn. Just like math, language arts, and science, creativity is teachable and essential to a well-rounded personality and tolerant view of the world. More creative thinking in every sphere will go a long way towards improving our lives. So let's design games that teach creativity and computer science bound together in that unique new art form called "interactive entertainment."

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