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GAMES FOR LANGUAGE LEARNING

GAMES FOR LANGUAGE LEARNING
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Kids Games - Play Educational and Fun Online Kids Games! Play Kids Games. 77 Educational Games and Game Builders I'm often asked if I know of any games for subject "x," "y," or "z" for a particular grade level or age group. My answer is usually yes, but I need to search my archives. Therefore, I've gone through my archives and dug up many of games that I've mentioned over the last four years that are still active online. Consider this my humongous list of educational games. 1. 2.Spin and Spell has been featured on a number of blogs over the last year. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. the World Food Programme's website offers students a large selection of educational online games and activities. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56.

How to Plan Instruction Using the Video Game Model Imagine you are placed in the following scenarios: You are dropped off at the top of a ski resort's steepest run when you've only had experience on the beginner slopes. You have to spend your day on the bunny hill when you're an expert skier. You play a game of darts with the target two feet away. You play a game of darts with the target 200 feet away. In each of these extremes, you would feel either frustrated or bored, depending on your level of achievable challenge. Challenge is a powerful motivator when students take on tasks they find meaningful and, through their efforts and perseverance, succeed. Achievable Challenge Requires Individualization As I wrote in my previous blog, A Neurologist Makes the Case for the Video Game Model as a Learning Tool blog and the accompanying video, the most popular computer games take players through increasingly challenging levels as they became more and more skillful. The Role of Scaffolding Demonstrating Incremental Progress

Blog Advice from Mentor Teachers for New (and Experienced) Teachers This post originally appeared on Edutopia, a site created by the George Lucas Educational Foundation, dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process by using digital media to document, disseminate, and advocate for innovative, replicable strategies that prepare students. View Original > Being a mentor teacher to a teaching candidate is quite a privilege and honor, as you are integral in nurturing and helping that new teacher to reflect and improve upon his or her instruction. For New TeachersMake Relationships with the Right People Ted Malefyt is a middle school science teacher for Hamilton Community Schools in Michigan. Make Sure You Really Want to Teach Heather Anderson is an English and Spanish teacher at the Health and Sciences High and Middle College in San Diego, California. Nurture Unit and Lesson Design Sometimes we focus too much on delivery of the lesson rather than the design of the lesson itself. And Grant said:

phrasal verbs game 1 phrasal verbs game 1: Practice phrasal verbs game 1 using this ESL fun Game.This game is also excellent for classroom teaching. Teachers can engage students in a classroom vocabulary or grammar review. It is suitable for intermediate and advanced esl learners. It can be used to energize a dull class, to review work that was done or simply as a reward for good classroom work. Have fun teaching and learning English! Games are great for motivating students to learn. More Games

Revision with Games Revising is an integral part of learning and can be fun when games are used. I have already mentioned how Kahoot.it,Flip Quiz and Socrative are great resources to use in lessons, as well as how Edmodo's Quiz feature saves teachers time and gives students the chance to do the quiz either in class or within a certain time frame chosen by the teacher. As you can see below, you can name the quiz, set the time limit and choose the format of the quiz, i.e. Multiple Choice, True/False, Short Answer, Fill in the Blank, and Matching. It is very user friendly for both teachers and students. Today I'd like to point out some other tools which are worth using for revisions. Quizizz is free and similar to Kahoot , gives students the opportunity to play in teams and works well on all devices. Quizdini - which offers the format of Multiple Choice and Matching games. eQuiz Show is another option for creating a Jeopardy-style review game: What other games do you suggest for revisions?

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