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Play the game
Why playing is important for learning
Which is easier?
Work Play
People label ‘work’ tasks as more onerous than ‘play’ tasks.
As children we learn through playing…
Games can provide powerful metaphors...
They are fun, can be competitive, and have a beginning, middle and end.
Why not as adults?
Powerful training includes all senses…
Learning can be accelerated when
playing…
Participants can make mistakes…
Playing creates bonds between players…
Playing reduce the fear of learning…
Playing promotes interaction between
team members…
75% of workplace learning is forgotten…
Learning with play is remembered
longer…
Better retention = better value for money
Thank you
www.jamberry.co.uk
Facebook/jamberryltd
Twitter: @jamberry
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Play the game - Why playing is important for learning.

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Why playing is important for learning and retention

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Play the game - Why playing is important for learning.

  1. 1. Play the game Why playing is important for learning
  2. 2. Which is easier? Work Play People label ‘work’ tasks as more onerous than ‘play’ tasks.
  3. 3. As children we learn through playing…
  4. 4. Games can provide powerful metaphors... They are fun, can be competitive, and have a beginning, middle and end.
  5. 5. Why not as adults?
  6. 6. Powerful training includes all senses…
  7. 7. Learning can be accelerated when playing…
  8. 8. Participants can make mistakes…
  9. 9. Playing creates bonds between players…
  10. 10. Playing reduce the fear of learning…
  11. 11. Playing promotes interaction between team members…
  12. 12. 75% of workplace learning is forgotten… Learning with play is remembered longer… Better retention = better value for money
  13. 13. Thank you www.jamberry.co.uk Facebook/jamberryltd Twitter: @jamberry

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