Most games require children to think quickly. Moreover, they have to utilize their logic in order to think three steps ahead in order to solve problems and complete levels. This is great because it is something which helps children in later life as they develop their logic, their accuracy and their ability to think on their feet and outside of the box.
Game-based Learning in the classroom to develop productive struggle
Using Game-Based Teaching/Learning strategies will benefit both the teacher and the learner/student. Games gives us the freedom to open up and let ourselves go, no matter how old we…
Games gives our children the freedom of movement and the room/space we need open their minds to possibilities, fantasies(fairy tail or real) and dreams.
Simply put: Games encourage the imagination to work.
Some benefits of using Game-Based Teaching/Learning are:
Collaborative Learning: This notion of Game-Based Learning is built on the concept that the learners/students working together, sharing and clarifying ideas and opinions, will develop strong communication Skills and learn from each other. Working collaboratively will enable the learners/students to work on their strengths, develop critical thinking skills and creativity, validate their ideas and appreciate a range of individual learning styles, Skills, preferences and perspectives.
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