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Build-A-Body Overview Learn about the body's systems with this drag and drop game. Choose organs from the organ tray, and place them in their correct position within the body to create organ systems. Build-A-Body is a drag and drop game where players are tasked with assembling an organ system from a set of organs. Players may then attempt case studies where a functional problem with a system must be linked to the organ affected. How to play Build-a-Body

Genki English Uno Style ESL Card Game "One Left" Page in Japanese Target Age: Elementary 2 to Adults Target English: Colours, numbers, family, vegetables, prepositions Just like its more famous cousin "Uno", this is a card game based on the traditional Crazy Eights game. I'd never actually played this game myself and wasn't sure how it would work in class, but once I saw the reaction it gets I knew it was going to be a winner! We have several versions available for you here, the classic "numbers + colours" version, a "family + vegetables" version and a prepositions version. This is the really cool part about the game, once you've taught each theme separately it's great at linking them together to make longer sentences.

Games for Decision Making A common request that many teachers are familiar with: "Games! We want a game!" "No study today - games!" Games can be used for a myriad of purposes - thinking and decision making included. 3 Steps to Creating an Awesome Virtual Museum in Class You're spending an afternoon browsing the exhibits at an art museum. If you're anything like me, you'd probably appreciate the art a lot more if you could bring someone along that could explain the history and nuances of the pieces on display. Now imagine pointing a device at the painting and seeing it morph into a dynamic video giving you all the information you wanted about the art. Welcome to augmented reality. Creative Speaking Deadway is a language-learning classroom role-playing game about rebuilding hope in a post-apocalyptic world. In this game your students will band together in small groups to forge a new society in their own image. Amid dire circumstances they will come up with solutions to numerous dilemmas, deal with issues that will stress them both physically and mentally, and interact with a cast of colorful characters, while at the same time cultivating their own sense of beauty to bring a new aesthetic to the depleted world. Deadway can turn the ordinarily mundane task of language production into an engaging experience for students as their trials become part of a grand story jointly created in a shared imaginary space that takes center stage in your classroom. Like the other games in this site, Deadway functions as a production stage task that can be used regularly to create meaningful speaking opportunities for your students.

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. 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.

Augmented Reality in Education String Augmented reality is a 3D learning environment which connects real and virtual world. It provides interactive tools for learning, and fosters informal learning. Besides, augmented reality increases motivation and engages learners. Games for high school students,free fun educational online game site for teens,business activities for college,youth Hello, welcome to Learn4Good.com, where you can play free fun online games & interesting business strategy simulation activities. Exercise & challenge your brain. Be the best that you can be, and enjoy these games with friends and family. If you are a tycoon game enthusiast, prepare yourself for an epic economics and trade game set in an enthralling period in American history. Frontier takes you on an in-depth journey back in time to the Wild West, and the opportunity to choose between a life of dignified trade and nobility, or a life of thrills, spills and petty crime!

15 Serious Games Aiming to Change the World Using games for purposes other than entertainment is nothing new. There are war games, educational games, throne games. But a new class of games has sprung up in recent years, designed to create awareness and raise support for a variety of global issues. Such serious games seek to harness the power of competition and/or novelty to attract players and get the word out for a good cause. Here are 15 games you can play and be a better person for it.

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