Things to Avoid When Playing Classroom Games

For some educators, the thought of playing classroom games is daunting, as some believe that classroom games bring about chaos and loudness. But you should remember that classroom games can be fun and a great way for kids to use their social skills, and perhaps even develop them even further.
But there are also things you need to avoid when executing classroom gamesToday on, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, who is a veteran educator based on the East Coast of the United States, takes a look at common mistakes teachers make when playing classroom games, including:
  • Don’t Forget What Your Learning Objective Is
  • Don’t Keep Trying New Games, Stick with What Works
  • And More!

Janelle sums up her article like this: “Fear not, classroom games can be a great way for students to learn and have fun without the chaos and off-task behavior. As long as you can keep the game moving, and make sure that all students know their role in the game, they can be a great way to actively immerse their attention in learning.”
How do you play classroom games? What tips and tricks help your students learn while still having fun? Please share your ideas and suggestions in the comment section below, we would love to hear your ideas.
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