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Author University of the First Age.

Title Making learning fun / University of the First Age.

Published London : Network Continuum Education, 2006.

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Physical description 96 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 20 x 10 cm.
Series Pocket PAL.
Pocket pals.
Notes Cover title.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 96).
Contents 1 Power yourself up! -- Wow! What power I have! 4 -- What the brain needs 6 -- Multiple intelligences 8 -- Identifying multiple intelligences 10 -- My learning strengths and weaknesses 12 -- I believe 14 -- I believe - what's in it for me? 16 -- How am I feeling right now? 18 -- Temperature check 20 -- 2 Team motivation -- Icebreakers, finding names out 22 -- Getting to know you starters 24 -- Putting students into teams 26 -- Team building activities 28 -- Team challenges 30 -- Team review 32 -- 3 Some memory and thinking fun -- Memory and mnemonics 34 -- More memory fun 36 -- Visualization: 'a picture speaks a thousand words' 38 -- Visualization: association 40 -- Active review 42 -- Find someone who 46 -- How many ways to review? 48 -- Dramatic review 50 -- Drama in learning 52 -- Quickfire creatives 54 -- It's a mystery! 56 -- Visual mapping 58 -- Physical models 60 -- 'Doodle' fun 62 -- Some starter fun 64 -- Spelling fun! 66 -- Big number fun 68 -- Exam fun?! 70 -- Self-relaxation 72 -- 4 Using the learning environment -- Humour 74 -- Physical learning environment 76 -- Using music 78 -- Enquiry environment 80 -- Visual puzzles 82 -- Word games and puzzles 84 -- Logic and number puzzles 86 -- Games for those odd moments 88 -- Brain Gym 90 -- Brain-teasers 92 -- Challenge framework 94.
Summary "Packed full of activities that will revitalize your teaching, this guide provides an easy-to-dip-into format with activities designed to power up your pupil's brain. The book focuses upon improving memory and thinking skills, whilst developing a fun environment with the optimal state for learning."--Publisher website.
Subject Learning.
Motivation in education.
Activity programs in education.
ISBN 1855391066
9781855391062 (paperback)
1855391066 (paperback)