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Guitar Hero Education Transition Project

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Ollie Bray and Stacey Betteridge's Guitar Hero transition project presenation for East Lothian teachers.

Ollie Bray and Stacey Betteridge's Guitar Hero transition project presenation for East Lothian teachers.

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  • 1. Using Games Based Learning to help Transition Stacey Betteridge Wallyford Primary School Ollie Bray Musselburgh Grammar School
  • 2. Where the idea came from Aberdeen Council
  • 3. ‘ Good Teachers’ use ‘Good Tools’ Derek Robertson
  • 4. This is not different for Games Based Learning
  • 5. Learning Through Play Time
  • 6. Science English Maths PE Computing Social Subjects Mfl SfL Games Based Learning
  • 7. What this project is not?
  • 8. Its not about ‘playing’ computer games Its about ‘using’ computer games
  • 9. Its not about learning to play the Guitar Its about learning
  • 10. Its not an investment in computer games Its an investment in children
  • 11. Using Games Based Learning as a Transition Activity
  • 12. Three part project
    • Part One – The game is used as a context for learning in P7 classes
    • Part Two – A Transition morning / day at the secondary school
    • Part Three – References to the game are made during the first few weeks of secondary school
  • 13. Partnership
    • P7 Staff
    • Secondary Staff
    • School Management
    • Parents
    • Children
  • 14. The equipment
  • 15. Three instruments
  • 16. Classic Tracks
    • Hotel California – Eagles
    • Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
    • Crazy Train – Ozzy Osbourne
    • About a Girl – Nirvana
    • Band on the Run – Wings
    • Beat It – Michael Jackson
  • 17.  
  • 18. Excellent graphics
  • 19. Excellent graphics
  • 20. You can buy things
  • 21.  
  • 22. Make your own songs
  • 23. A context for Learning
  • 24. Planning
  • 25. Stage One
    • P7 Classes use Guitar Hero as a Context for Learning from Easter to Summer.
  • 26. Guitar hero in Class
  • 27. How did I plan to use GH?
    • Curriculum for Excellence and 5-14
    • Cross-curricular context
    • Joint planning (Whitecraig Primary School)
    • Management Support
    • Organising and working with other professionals
  • 28. Can I play Guitar Hero? But I haven't finished my work… It is a teaching tool NOT a reward
  • 29. Impact on the Curriculum
    • Literacy
    • Numeracy and Enterprise
    • Expressive Arts
    • Personal, social development
    • ICT Skills
  • 30. Encouraging Reading
    • Advertising, band websites, lyrics,
    • CD covers, biographies, online magazines
  • 31. Impact on writing
  • 32. Art Work
  • 33. Design and Technology
  • 34. Animation
  • 35. Enterprise
  • 36. T-Shirt Making
  • 37. What did the children learn?
  • 38. What did the children learn?
  • 39. What did the children learn?
  • 40. What did the children learn?
  • 41. What did the children learn?
  • 42.  
  • 43. What did the children learn?
  • 44. What did the children learn?
  • 45. Education is fun!
  • 46. Stage Two
    • All P7 Children are brought together for a Transition Event at MGS.
      • Battle of the Bands
      • Guidance Guitar Hero Challenge
      • Another Activity
    Context for Discussion Social Interaction Common Ground Relationship Building
  • 47. Start and End
  • 48. Three workshops
    • Battle of the bands
    • Guitar hero Challenge (with Guidance)
    • One other Workshop
  • 49.  
  • 50. Stage Three
    • The theme of Guitar Hero is used in some subject areas between the start of term to the September weekend.
  • 51.  
  • 52. 5 Steps to Success
  • 53. Little Victories
  • 54. Let the children lead the way!
  • 55. Be prepared to take risks!
  • 56. Be Optimistic!
  • 57. Common Sense
  • 58. On-line Support http://edubuzz.org/blogs/mgsguitarhero/
  • 59.