Rural school trials interactive teaching using Microsoft Kinect (video)

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In a world-first, a study testing the benefits of integrating interactive hands-free gaming systems into primary school classrooms is being conducted in South Africa.The game-changing study is being run in partnership with Microsoft in the remote district of Vryheid in rural KwaZulu-Natal, at a small school that services sub-economic elementary learners.

Microsoft’s EMEA unit produced this video documenting a trial program where the Xbox Kinect interactive gaming system is used to engage children.