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?

  1. Games are fun and motivating and create a cognitive engagement between the learner and the topic.
  2. Games provide immediate feedback to both the learner and the instructor.
  3. Games have real-world relevance and are experiential.
  4. Games provide a less threatening environment.
  5. Games improve teamwork and student-student interaction.

Resources

Classtools.net http://Classtools.net

  • 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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