School of Engineering professor AnnMarie Thomas poses for a studio portrait with light-painted tracks made by LEDs March 3, 2015. Taken for the School of Engineering newsletter. Thomas often explores play concepts as a way of teaching engineering.

In the News: AnnMarie Thomas on the Benefits of Video Games

AnnMarie Thomas, founding director of the Playful Learning Lab at St. Thomas, joined the Paul and Jordana Radio Show to discuss the positive benefits video games can have on kids. She points to research that suggests that the collaboration component of video games can be a positive way for kids to socialize.