Professional Development for Quality Teaching


Computer Games in the Classroom

Published: Jul 2020
15 mins


These practical examples and resources can help with using ICT in the classroom. Follow a Year 3 teacher as he investigates whether using computer games in his primary class can enhance teaching and learning.

Many teachers are sceptical about using computer games in the classroom. Key Stage 2 teacher Neil Webster's reservations are banished when he meets Dawn Hallybone, a Year 6 teacher, who's already using computer games in class to great effect.

Neil later demonstrates the technology he has learned, as he puts it into action with his KS2 pupils.

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Dawn Hallybone: Additional material

Additional material other ideas for Professor Layton

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Neil Webster lesson plan - Numeracy

Neil Webster's lesson plan numeracy

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BECTA: Computer Games

BECTA's viewpoint on computer games

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