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Live, Laugh and Learn Through Educational Games

A two credit online (60 Act 48 Hours) course designed to provide educators an overview of benefits in using games as a source of reinforcement in the classroom. Participants will explore successful strategies and instruction used in the daily classroom to accommodate each student.Time Frame: 3/6/19 - 3/26/19
Participants will be acquainted with the purpose of games, developing, adapting and implementing the appropriate game to fit their curriculum. They will become acquainted with the different types of games including, memory, physical and board games.

Throughout the course participants will analyze, adapt, create and demonstrate the use of appropriate and effective learning tools based on readings, activities and group discussions. They will learn techniques used to improve motivation and learning through classroom experiments and games.

Strategies for implementation of this course include:

Participants will view several websites, lectures and videos, these resources will acquaint one with suggestions for establishing and developing many meaningful games to be used in the classroom setting.

Participants will evaluate and synthesize information on creating a classroom climate that enhances academic learning by using games to promote and instill valuable social and educational skills in the classroom.

The participant will be evaluated through participation in discussion groups, they must reply to at least 2-3 classmates for each lesson. The panels will provide positive feedback between class members by exchanging meaningful ideas and strategies within the group.
Culminating activities will include various educational games they devise and use in class that encourage the use of physical activity, memory games and board games as reinforcement strategies.

An introductory letter will be sent a few days before the start date with information on how you will participate in this event. Colleen Anzio is the instructor.

Event Dates

Wednesday 06 March 12:00 AM

Event Options

CPE Credit: 2
In County Cost: $300
Out of County Cost: $300