The Importance of Game-Based Learning

Game-based learning is learning with games and it has become an indispensable part of modern education. It has shifted the focus from learning with lectures and written tasks to learning through play (games). To be a well-integrated member of contemporary society requires more than just the mastery of the basic skills of reading and writing. Game-based Learning allows learners to discover new methods of working towards achieving goals and objectives in an interactive manner.

Game-Based Learning for Early Education

Meeting the Educational NEEDS of every child at ALL levels; Gives our children the Power Dream Big.

The Jamaican Education Slogan “Every Child can Learn, Every Child Must Learn” provides the avenue needed for the dreaming process to begin.

Measures have been put in place to ensure that the necessary actions are taken through the implementation of the New Standard Curriculum (NSC) in both secondary and primary schools across Jamaica.

At the primary level this gave birth to the new examination, the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) for students at the Grade six level(grade 6 students) in primary and prep school Island wide.

“The human mind once stretched by a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions” Oliver Wendel Homes

It is my profound view, that if we integrate the principles of PEP and those of the game-based learning concept from the Early Childhood Level (the foundation years)…

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Published by Elorine

Dedicated Early Childhood and Primary Educator, who strive to empower students to be creative self-directed learners, using education to ignite the fire within themselves and others. Experience in establishing and fostering friendly, understanding agreement between students, parents and teachers that matures into prosperous lasting relationships. Acknowledging God; as the fountain and source of all knowledge.

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