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50 Great Sites for Serious, Educational Games. By Rose Jensen Serious games are making the news almost every day.

50 Great Sites for Serious, Educational Games

From teaching children about the cancer in their bodies to helping college students reinforce lessons from their business classes, these educational games take playing to a whole new level. Take a look at these 50 sites for serious and educational games you can play. No matter what you may be studying in college, there is a good chance that these educational games can enhance your learning or help you teach others. Super Teacher Tools.

Online Teaching Tips: Learning Objects - Examples. The following are examples of learning objects that DBU Online Education creates for faculty, either using simple templates like Studymate offers or Flash modules that we create ourselves.

Online Teaching Tips: Learning Objects - Examples

Sorting This learning object allows students to match given statements with a few alternatives. Students click on a statement and then drag it to the option that identifies most with the statement. If students are correct, the statement is "accepted" and disappears, if students are incorrect, the statement moves back to its original place, and they can try again.

Sorting Example 1 Sorting Example 2 Choose-One This learning object allows students to choose between two alternatives. Online Teaching Tips: Learning Objects - Examples. Icebreaker ideas for students learning remotely - Information Technologies. 21 Free fun Icebreakers for Online Teaching and virtual remote teams. Last Updated on January 4, 2021 Here are 21 free to use icebreakers for online teaching that you can use.

21 Free fun Icebreakers for Online Teaching and virtual remote teams

Icebreakers are an important part of any training program, as they encourage people to participate from the start of a session, to get to know each other and to feel comfortable working with others. How do you run icebreakers for online sessions though? 50 Distance Learning Icebreakers & Games — Vivify STEM. Before we jump into our list, let’s talk about relationships.

50 Distance Learning Icebreakers & Games — Vivify STEM

Remote learning is having a detrimental impact on the mental health of our students and impacting their social and emotional learning learning. Gone are the daily interactions of peers and social activities like lunch or football games. Instead students are stuck at home, often spending hours on their devices, and they are craving meaningful relationships. As educators, we must make time to check-in with our students. During a live class session, such as through Zoom or Google Meets, teachers can use the activities provided below to increase engagement and re-connect with students. But how do we build deeper relationships? CueThink. Free Icebreakers for Training Workshops and Seminars – Business Training Works. Creative Icebreakers, Introductions, and Hellos for Teachers, Trainers, and Facilitators Message from the Author Icebreakers, Introductions, and Hellos for Teachers, Trainers and Facilitators was written to add excitement and variety to training.

Free Icebreakers for Training Workshops and Seminars – Business Training Works

Both new icebreakers and variations on timeless classics are included in this guide. Caution! When choosing your icebreaker, be conscious of your group dynamic. In addition to encouraging interaction, you should tie your icebreaker into the topic to be discussed. At the very least, “pre-call” any unrelated icebreakers by stating that their sole purpose is to introduce participants to each other and get the session moving along. Good luck and happy icebreaking!

ESL speaking activities and icebreaker activities for the classroom. Draw How To Make Toast - a Wicked Problem Solving™ Tool. Tom Wujec: Got a wicked problem? First, tell me how you make toast. English's Big Activity Book. Speaking & Listening Skills I-Spy Students can lead this very simple game where they think of something that they can see in the classroom (or wherever you are) and the others have to guess what it is.

English's Big Activity Book

Students give a clue by saying the first letter, for example, if they are thinking about the clock on the wall, they would say, ‘I spy with my little eye, something beginning with C.’ A quick game that gets the students thinking about the vocab relating to their immediate environment. Class Secrets Get the group together and ask for a volunteer to leave the room. Simon Says A party game that works well with English students as a way of practising listening to and understanding commands. Party Invitations The whole class sits in a circle. Something’s Different Get the whole class together. Whispering Trees Get the students standing in a line. What’s Going On...? Probably better for an intermediate or advanced class, this one. My Butler Went To Meadowhall What’s In The Bag...? Ace Anagrams. Getting to know you icebreaker games. Lateral Thinking Puzzles - Preconceptions.

Lateral thinking puzzles that challenge your preconceptions. 1.

Lateral Thinking Puzzles - Preconceptions

You are driving down the road in your car on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the bus: 1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die. 2. An old friend who once saved your life. 3. Knowing that there can only be one passenger in your car, whom would you choose? Hint: You can make everyone happy. Solution: The old lady of course! 2. Hint: The police only know two things, that the criminal's name is John and that he is in a particular house. Solution: The fireman is the only man in the room. Flashcards to Learn 168 Cognitive Biases – Tradecraft – Medium.

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Flashcards to Learn 168 Cognitive Biases – Tradecraft – Medium

Hu, Omar Abdon, and Taso Kasaris. Also of course to Buster Benson for his work organizing the Wikipedia list of cognitive biases into a cohesive story about the frailty of the human mind. Our minds, after all, love a good cohesive story :) Funny Stuff and Ideas for Upper Elementary Teachers.