Jordan Shapiro in Forbes has an interesting piece that while kids can learn a lot playing video games, they can learn even more by creating them. As in a significant increase in deep learning and intrinsic motivation. As in higher-order thinking skills. As in systems thinking, design, and reflection. As in read the rest to find some great places to start your own kids on their way to all of that stuff.
So, what kinds of games are you and your children making?