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Games in the history classroom HTAV 2018

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Games in the history classroom HTAV 2018

  1. 1. HTAV 2018 Games in the History Classroom Clare Rafferty And Jess Robinson
  2. 2. Kahoot • Jumble • https://create.kahoot.it/details/history- jumble/69e42304-264a-4397-8121- 453c9341a30e
  3. 3. Why games? • Students learn through the process of playing the game • Games provide a context for engaging practice • Through games, students can learn a variety of important skills • While playing games, students develop a variety of connections with the content and can form positive memories of learning • Games grab students’ attention and actively engage them • “Play is our brain’s favourite way of learning” – Diane Ackeman
  4. 4. Benefits of games • More Motivation • Controlled Competitiveness • Strategy Simulator • Peer Positivity • Class Cooperation • New Knowledge • Friendly Fun • Reinforcing Concepts
  5. 5. • Games for change http://www.gamesforchange.org/games/ • BBC games and interactives http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/games/ • History games http://playinghistory.org/ • Active History https://www.activehistory.co.uk/ • Teachithistory https://www.teachithistory.co.uk/ • Online learning games –Planeta42 http://planeta42.com/history/
  6. 6. Ludo, Pictionary, dominos, board game
  7. 7. Interactive games • QED: Cosmo's Casebook - also ios apphttp://qed.splash.abc.net.au/ • Gold rush http://www.nma.gov.au/av/goldrush/intro.html • The voyage game Can you Keep Your Convicts Alive?http://www.anmm.gov.au/learn/voyage-game • http://oi-archive.uchicago.edu/OI/MUS/ED/kids.html - Prepare a mummy for burial • Inca investigation https://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/archaeology/inca- investigation2 • http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/launch_gms_cotton_millio naire.shtml Who wants to be a cotton millionaire? • Viking Training School: http://resources.anmm.gov.au//kiosks/www_vikingstraining/VikingsWith Preloader.swf • Over the top https://www.warmuseum.ca/overthetop/ • Childdrens' Rights and Freedoms http://education.abc.net.au/res/i/g.php?url=collection/rf/index.html
  8. 8. • Links to find our presentation and online games list…. • http://raffsrant.global2.vic.edu.au • Hard copy games from teachithistory.co.uk
  9. 9. Questions???

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