Popular game development platform has classroom potential
Pros: Roblox gives students a platform to share their games with a real audience.
Cons: With millions of users worldwide, it’s impossible to control the people and content students will encounter on Roblox.
Bottom Line: Teens who love gaming can learn to be developers, too, with Roblox's tools and hosting service.
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