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How to Use Video Game Tactics in the Classroom

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Science teacher Paul Anderson says video games teach kids that failure is okay -- that it's part of the learning process.

"Trying something, failing, trying something again, that's something we aspire to see in kids," he says.

So he created a class around the premise of a video game -- without a video game. Anderson honestly talks about what worked and what didn't. Check out how it turned out.