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Michael Gove, Education secretary – Mangahigh ‘Excellent’

In Michael Gove’s recent speech to the Royal Society, he highlighted the potential of Mangahigh to engage students and help them learn.

“Computer games developed by Marcus Du Sautoy [Mangahigh] are enabling children to engage with complex mathematical problems that would hitherto have been thought too advanced. When children need to solve equations in order to get more ammo to shoot the aliens, it is amazing how quickly they can learn. I am sure that this field of educational games has huge potential for maths….. ”

29/6/11  Michael Gove, Education secretary

 

Guardian article on games in the classroom

Gove’s speech on the future of maths and science education

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