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Should teachers use Minecraft in our classrooms?

20 June 2014 Last updated at 07:19 BST

Computer games have been blamed in the past for causing violence and addiction, but now some schools are encouraging children to play them in lessons to help with more traditional subjects.

So could "Angry Birds" help with trigonometry, or "The Sims" with social science?

Tim Muffett has been to a school in Barnsley which is using Minecraft in its English lessons.

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