Dolch Word Games Free online Dolch word games to help you learn those all-important sight words. There are games where you match the spoken word to text, word searches and spelling practice games. The games are divided into sets for Pre-Primer, Primer, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade and 3rd Grade. The most frequently used words in the English language are in the Pre-Primer section, so that's the best section to start with. Just click Get & Share below and copy the code for a mini version of one of my Dolch word games. Scroll down to access the main game pages.
Digital Play Have you ever wanted to be James Bond? Princess Natasha is a digital game where the character is a bit like James Bond, except that she is a female. The game has messages that help you solve problems and hints on how to continue playing. It's a great way to be reading in English while playing a digital game. Fun web-based learning games - math, animals, geography, preschool and more "I stumbled upon your fun interactive geography games from a link on the Massachusetts Geographic Alliance Website. Since then, your games have become quite a hit with my competitive colleagues!" --Candice Gomes, Education Outreach Coordinator, Boston Public Library (Sheppard Software's geography games were featured in the Boston Public Library's 2006 Exhibition on Mapping) "Terrific online educational games, especially geography." --Dallas Children's Museum First, let me say I love your website!
Fun Math Games for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st to 6th Grade Maths Practice Math Worksheets & Printables These worksheets are printable PDF exercises of the highest quality. Writing reinforces Maths learnt. Six computer games to use in an English language classroom Another guest list that I’ve picked up during conference season, this time from language teaching games expert Kyle Mawer. Kyle doesn’t make computer games for language learners (often these aren’t very good), he finds existing games and exploits them with his classes. The result is some serious fun and language learning combined. Here he shows six ways that this is not just child’s play… 1 Reading You’ve heard of TPR (total physical response), well now comes the new improved TVR (total virtual response) and you can find no better place to see this in action than with the tutorial for the online game Runescape.
A Practical Way To Apply Gamification In The Classroom How To Apply Gamification In The Classroom To Enhance Motivation As a teacher in a public school in Thailand (English Program), I have read a lot about gamification. I haven’t noticed it before, but it is being used in our daily life in all sorts of ways. Kid Zone Programs & Links Kid Zone Programs & Links FALL STORY TIMES Begin the Week of September 12th STEPPING UP CLASSES: 3 Year Olds Tuesdays at 10am Teaching Themes - Myst The Myst series of computer games can be extremely valuable teaching tools. The characters, landscapes and storylines used in the game can all be used to enhance learning in a wide range of curriculum areas. Below, you will find a considerable number of ideas and resources to help you use the Myst games as part of your teaching. There are lots of ways of using Myst in the classroom, so please get in touch if you have some more ideas / resources of your own. Thank you! Myst Exile in the Classroom 1 - A description of the use of Myst III as part of Literacy lessons.
Simulations And Games: Making Learning Fun! Regardless of our age, playing with simulators (e.g. stock market investment, driving or flight simulators) and games (Starcraft, Hearts of Iron, World of Warcraft) always puts us on the path to learning and experiencing new things. That is because if our objective is to “win” the game, then we need to explore and learn the “system” in order to beat it. That is exactly what Game-Based Learning (GBL) is all about. In this article I will cover the types of game-based learning as well as the benefits of simulations and games. In addition, I will mention some of the tools that can be used to build eLearning games and simulations.
Classroom Timers - Fun Timers We've decided to put our new fun timers, and timers for classrooms into a nice sub-section. These are great timers for children, or maybe meetings, or anything really. They just add some extra fun to the usual countdown timers :-)