More Benefits of Videogames

Julie Anne Wood-Holmlund and a friend made this list describing all the benefits they noticed while their kids were playing on Minecraft servers together and Skyping. 

– Happy
– Excited
– Challenged
– Feeling confident
– Engaged
– Focused
– Fun
– Humor
– Silliness
– Friendship
– Sharing
– Generosity
– Helping
– Interacting
– Cooperating
– Use of etiquette
– Being patient
– Negotiating
– Sharing information
– Receiving information
– Problem solving
– Teamwork
– Comradery
– Tolerance
– Acceptance
– Dispute resolution
– Goal setting
– Goal achievement
– Learning personal limits
– Language skills
– Reading
– Spelling
– Typing
– Calculations
– Estimations
– Planning
– Strategy
– Structure design
– Building execution
– Trouble shooting
– Multitasking
– Computer lingo
– Computer skills
– Overall skill building and intellectual, emotional, and social growth.
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