On Game-Based Learning
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Chrome: The problem with email is that it never lets up-there's always more on the way, so why not turn the process of answering it and archiving it into a game? The Email Game is a Chrome extension that awards you points for decisive action on filtering and deleting messages and quick replies. The developer behind The Email Game reminds us of the time when getting email used to be fun, and says it can be again with the help of The Email Game.
Interesting approach to teaching emails in English with a problem-solving, game-base focus. by Sep 9
Now and then, I post on my twitter @ddeubel , some “tired teacher tips”. Things that a teacher can just put up on a screen with a click and get students learning/producing English. I’ll post another time about these (the hashtag is #tttips) but I want to share something similar.
Assessment in game-based learning (GBL) programs can be far superior to your typical weekly multiple-choice test.
Summary: Do games have a place in an adult ESL class? By: Alex Case | Audience: All | Category: Learning English One of the most common complaints by students is that they are playing games in their English classes when they should be doing serious study.
Students who are passionate gamers can talk a blue streak about the virtual online worlds where they invest their free time and energy. Usually, of course, they get to play only when they're not at school.