Essay on Diagnostic Writing In Class

Submitted By Tom-Cleverly
Words: 532
Pages: 3

According to John Dewey’s book “Experience and Education” write that “Perhaps the greatest of all pedagogical fallacies is the notion that a person learns only that particular thing he is studying at the time. Collateral learning in the way of formation of enduring attitudes, of likes or dislikes, may be and often is more important than the spelling lesson or lesson in geography or history that is learned. For these attitudes are fundamentally what count in the future”. He means that anything we find meaningful has the potential to influences us. Nothing is nonsense, it depends on how we get it. By using some reasons and evidences, in his article “From Everything Bad Is Good for You”, Steven Johnson claims that “If we ignore the content of many activities that are widely considered to be good for the brain or the body”.
First of all, he claims that we should make the content of game culture is simple. Many people think that children who play more violent video games are more likely to have increased aggressive thought, feeling and behavior. Or playing video game makes the kid socially isolated, gaming can confuse reality and fantasy. If we ignore all these things, we will get something is good from video game bring to us. In his article, Steven Johnson used chess game like an example for his clue that gamer must deal with immediate problems while keeping his long term goals on his horizon. In addition, game also make you studying with your memory. According to a study published in the Psychological Research, playing first person shooter games such as Call of Duty and Battlefield series enables the player to effectively judge what information should be stored in his working memory and what can be discarded considering the task at hand.
Steven Johnson continues to give another reasons to provide his claim. He refers to algebra in math. We already know that we are taught algebra in elementary school, middle school or high school, but we do not know where or when will we apply this knowledge. Mostly