Help Your Students Focus With These Brain Breaks The closer to the holiday break we get, the harder it is for our students to focus; they’re either falling asleep or climbing the walls! We’re not above admitting that we’re in countdown mode too, but there’s still much to be done! To help you refocus your students’ energy and get them back on track, we’d like to share our favorite brain breaks from Rachel Lynette’s blog, Minds in Bloom. Help Your Students Focus With These Brain Breaks Desk Switch Give your students 10 seconds to grab their materials and find another desk to sit in. Position Switch Many teachers are sticklers for good posture, but in our experience, one of the best ways to help students focus is by allowing them to turn their chairs around and sit straddling the chair so that their hands can rest on the back. Fidget Bucket If your students can’t sit still, put together a fidget bucket. Toss Them a Foam Ball Instead of calling on students, toss them a foam ball. “Wot dat yeh sey?”
« M’sieur, quand est-ce qu’on joue? » D’habitude, c’est à mes élèves de remplir une petite fiche de présentation quand vient le mois de septembre. Inversons les rôles : je m’appelle Romain Vincent et je suis enseignant en Histoire-Géographie dans l’académie de Créteil depuis 2010. Cette première contribution vise à présenter mes différentes activités liant mon métier et les jeux vidéo. En tant qu’enseignant, je vous raconterai comment j’utilise des œuvres vidéoludiques en classe : je partagerai mes séquences pédagogiques ainsi que des pistes de réflexion sur l’enseignement grâce au jeu, tout en vous transmettant au maximum les réactions de mes élèves. En tant qu’historien de formation, je vous proposerai également mes analyses de la représentation du passé dans les jeux vidéo à travers mes chroniques vidéos. « Faire des cours ludiques? De ma première année d’enseignant, je garderai sûrement cette phrase prononcée par une collègue plus expérimentée afin de m’inculquer le dogme du professeur éthique et responsable.
Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator on the App Store Comic Master Machinarium – Amanita Design Machinarium is our first full-length adventure game in which players take on the role of a robot who has been exiled to the scrap heap. Players must use logic, collect important items, and solve environmental puzzles to get the robot back into the city of Machinarium so he can rescue his robot-girlfriend, save the head of the city, and defeat the bad guys from the Black Cap Brotherhood. Play Free Demo Online (Flash) Buy Machinarium PC / Mac / Linux Buy Machinarium Steam Buy Machinarium iPad, iPhone and Apple TV Buy Machinarium Android and ATV Buy Machinarium Windows Store Buy Machinarium PS4, PS3, PS Vita Buy Soundtrack + Art Book MP3 / FLAC + PDF Wallpapers Awards: IGF 2009, Excellence in Visual Art Award Nomination for 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards (DICE Awards) Gamasutra, Best Indie Game Of 2009 VGChartz.com, Best Indie Game Of 2009 PC Gamer, Best Soundtrack of 2009 Wallpapers
Octodad - Loving Father. Caring Husband. Secret Octopus. Exploratorium: the museum of science Overcooked on Steam Overcooked is a chaotic couch co-op cooking game for one to four players. Working as a team, you and your fellow chefs must prepare, cook and serve up a variety of tasty orders before the baying customers storm out in a huff. Sharpen your knives and dust off your chef’s whites, there isn’t mushroom for error and the steaks are high in these crazy kitchens! BFF or Die on Steam About This Game Congratulations! You and your friends are graduating from the prestigious Intergalactic Time Academy. No time for partying though as your first mission awaits! The Orbees are all missing. Yes, those curious little beings made of energy who power our time-tech are nowhere to be fou... no, wait! Best Friends Forever BFF or Die is a game for you if:You want a 2-4 player game to play with your partner/family/friends where you get to do everything as a team.Pure co-operation sounds fun to you as it’s a different feeling when you all work together.You like games that are easy to start playing but then gradually get more challenging.You like games that let you figure things out yourself rather than “holding your hand” too much and telling you what to do.You want a game with a fun, short campaign mode which adds replayability by having difficult trophies to collect and also an unlockable “Infinite” mode. Is There Online Multiplayer? What to Expect
Room Escape Maker - Create Escape The Room Games For Free Basic information ROOM ESCAPE MAKER is a free online application to create Escape The Room games. Build challenging casual point and click games with puzzles, hidden objects, safes with combination locks, and much more. YOU are game designer. And for free :-) The community You are more than welcome to be a part of the project. Fan of Room Escape Games in general? Help creating games If you need to know more about how to create your games, we recommend you to watch this amazing tutorial created by PhantomDarkness135. Do you still have questions? Publishing conditions When you send a game to review, be sure you don't have anything else to change about it. While on review, these are the reasons that may prevent us from validating your game: Irrelevant title, keywords or description. Also, avoid having items to be added to the inventory during your game if these items are not going to be really useful. Application compatibility ROOM ESCAPE MAKER was tested on Bug report
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