Making games and motivating learners KS2
About. Learning outcomes
Using the course resources in your project
Reflect, evaluate and share with others
1 Learning games in the classroom
2 Game-based learning
3 Partnership work
Other resources and links
Pedagogical content. This course has been produced in conjunction with 2Simple and the Redbridge Games Network. It is designed to support teachers in carrying out a project in KS2 in an aspect of motivating learners through the making of computer-based games(tool) across the curriculum. (tag ICT(i)) (edit)
|Making games, motivating learners KS2
Professional and reflective practitioner skills
|Format / structure
This project course is supported by a range of resources and activities (videos, blogs, list of questions to reflect on each activity) to provide ideas and stimuli for the project. Teachers will be able to plan, carry out and reflect on the project with the guidance of a facilitator and in discussion with others.
[[Resources/Teacher Education|Teacher Education]], [[Resources/Primary|Primary]]
|Age of students / grade
[[Resources/Primary|Primary]], [[Resources/Higher|Higher]], [[Resources/KS2|KS2]]
This project course from Vital, an innovative professional development programme delivered by The Open University, provides an opportunity for teachers to plan, carry out and evaluate a project in their classroom. It is supported by a set of resources and activities to give teachers ideas for possible projects. They are not expected go through every resource but to pick those which are most relevant to their interests, context and possible project. Users will need a computer with a web browser, headset (including microphone and speakers) for online tutorials (optional webcam).
|Related ORBIT Wiki Resources
|Other (e.g. time frame)
Teachers should allow for about one to two hours per week for this on top of the time taken to do the project in your classroom or other setting.
|Files and resources to view and download
http://www.vital.ac.uk/community/mod/oucontent/view.php?id=17124&direct=1. Users must register with the VITAL website (free registration) before they can access the resource.