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The Power of Play: Using Games and Activities to Enhance Learning

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The Power of Play: Using Games and Activities to Enhance Learning
This book explores the benefits of using play and games as teaching tools in the classroom. It provides practical examples and strategies for educators to incorporate play-based learning into their teaching, including games, simulations, role-playing, and other interactive activities. The book also discusses the science behind play-based learning and how it can help students develop critical thinking skills, creativity, and social-emotional intelligence. With contributions from leading educators and researchers in the field, this book is a valuable resource for teachers looking to enhance their teaching with play-based learning.
Author: Dr. Katie Salen TekinbaĊŸ is a game designer, educator, and researcher, with over 20 years of experience in the field of game-based learning. She is the Executive Director of the Institute of Play and a professor of game design at DePaul University.
Publisher: Teachers College Press