Gaming: The Benefits to Children from a Parental Experience

Having served as a member of two of the top morning shows in the city’s history, Melissa Carter is a familiar voice in Atlanta.  She has also been a part of a nationally-syndicated team on the Westwood One radio network and won several awards for her work.  Melissa is a public speaker, columnist, children’s book author, and the current host of “The Friendzy” podcast.

On this episode of Achieving Your Child’s Potential Podcast, you will hear:

  • How gaming can be used as an educational tool for children
  • Ways for parents to engage children in conversation based on gaming
  • What parents can do to extend gaming beyond the screen by role-playing with kids
  • How gaming helps kids with strategy, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • The way kids are using imagination to think beyond the game when they’re not playing
  • Some creative ideas for using gaming as a tool to enhance creativity in children

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