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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. As usual instead of a separate paid product, these games are a special thank you present for people who supported Genki English by buying my Teacher's Pack or Download Pack. Here's how to play. 1. 4. ... or any other red number e.g. the red 7 6. 7. 8. But there are also some special cards e.g. Home Lessons Games Help Shop Phonics

Mission Oceans 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. Stop Disasters is one of those games where the player needs to make decisions in order to save lives. The player chooses a scenario, then builds a community, and then develops defences to prepare for disaster. In a world where natural disasters regularly happen in different parts of the world, calling students attention to how to prevent disasters is an interesting challenge where they need to make decisions in regard to tsunamis, floods, wildfires , hurricanes and more. Further Suggestions:

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 Choose organs from the organ tray, drag and drop them in their correct position within the body to build each system. Teaching with Build-a-Body Build-a-body is an awesome tool to introduce and teach concepts of human anatomy and human physiology. Early Childhood Education with Build-a-Body Where does my food go?

Deadway | 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. Setup Ss fill out name, purpose (i.e. Mission Assignment Combos

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. Virtual reality replaces the real world with an artificial, digital environment. The Virtual Museum I've worked with teachers at several schools to created virtual museums - student created exhibits that use augmented reality to display student videos when a device is pointed at an exhibit. We used a popular augmented reality app called Aurasma. Visitors were sent an email asking them to download the free Aurasma app and bring their device. We talk about the importance of "depth" in education. I'm sure you'll come up with lots of ideas of your own. A. Media: Create video. B.

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! The ‘Frontier’ is a term used to describe an expanding area in North America during a period in time between the early 17th century and early 20th century which saw the migration westward of settlements of Europeans and their descendants. Frontier is essentially a very good business management-style strategy game with some turn-based fighting thrown into the mix! Play this Game Play this Game Play this Game Play this Game

Augmented Reality in Education | Işıl Boy's Blog 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. My Top 3 Augmented Reality Apps: Quick Writer: is a text editor which enable you to watch things while you are typing. Digital Storytelling with Augmented Reality: Zooburst: is a digital storytelling app that lets you create your own 3D pop-up book. How to Create Augmented Reality: You can create augmented reality with Metaio! Some Articles on Augmented Reality: IT resources Bomb timer Type in your time and start the fuse. Ideal if you want less than 10 minutes - not quite as exciting for activities longer than 10 minutes as it's harder to see the progression of time. And if you want it really big, click here for the full screen version - drag the window to resize it. Big Bomb Timer Dice Dice. Scoring Wheel This wheel will let you give random points in a scoring game. Click here for the full size wheel on its own.

The Guide to Digital Games and Learning | MindShift | KQED News | KQED Public Media for Northern CA MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning How can games unlock a rich world of learning? This is the big question at the heart of the growing games and learning movement that’s gaining momentum in education. The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning [PDF] explains key ideas in game-based learning, pedagogy, implementation, and assessment. The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning started as a series of blog posts written by Jordan Shapiro with support from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and the Games and Learning Publishing Council. Here's a preview of the table of contents: Introduction: Getting in the Game (Page 4) An overview of games in the classroom from Katie Salen Tekinbaş, executive director of the Institute of Play. What the Research Says About Gaming and Screen Time (Page 6) Much of the research around digital games and screen time is evolving.

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