Games Allow Experimentation

One way to achieve genuine engagement in students is to provide them with the opportunity to experiment with scenarios in which they can examine complex issues and interactions. Games provide a safe and interactive way for kids to engage with complex ideas, put themselves in others’ roles and analyze issues from a perspective different from their own. This gives game-based learning incredible potential to provide students with a reason to engage with difficult content and to feel invested in the outcome of their work. The game can provide a space in which students become protagonists and in which learning will give them the tools to succeed, both inside and outside the game.

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Let’s play! Transforming My Teaching to Match My Students Miranda Salguero

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 How to Teach with Games
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  O'Malley, Conor and Salguero, Miranda (2016), How to Teach with Games, Retrieved on 2017-03-15
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