Games (Teaching and Learning)
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How to Implement Games?
At the end of a unit or before a major exam, create game such as Jeopardy, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, and Wheel of Fortune to summarize key points, review questions, and prepare students to an upcoming examination.
Why Use Games?
- Games are fun and motivating and create a cognitive engagement between the learner and the topic.
- Games provide immediate feedback to both the learner and the instructor.
- Games have real-world relevance and are experiential.
- Games provide a less threatening environment.
- Games improve teamwork and student-student interaction.
- This site help you create free quizzes, activities and games.
Using Games in the Classroom http://ictacrossthecurriculum.wordpress.com/2009/03/09/using-games-in-the-classroom/
- A good site with all the ‘gaming’ needs in your classroom.
PowerPoint Games http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/PPT-games/
- Powerpoint templates for Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, and Who Wants to be a Millionaire.
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