Since their introduction to the market at large in the late 1970s, much debate has surrounded the merit and impact of video games. Journalists and scholars alike debate whether or not they constitute art, what impact violence in games may have on the youth, and other difficult subjects. More recently, educators have been revisiting the idea of using computer games as an educational tool. While you may personally prefer them for their entertainment value, a significant body of research has demonstrated the benefits of incorporating computer games into the classroom.
Technology is always growing at an ever rapid speed. It is so important to teach our children computer basics at an early age. I started training my youngest daughter at age 5, which is probably considered old now, considering I have seen 3-year-olds with tablets!