INCREASING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT THROUGH GAMES & MANIPULATIVES | 2 Credits
This course is devoted to addressing the PA Academic Standards, assisting K-12 teachers in motivating and stimulating learning, and increasing the retention of basic skills. Research, methods, techniques, demonstration, simulation, modeling, creating lessons, and the development of projects in a laboratory-type setting will be employed to assist teachers in understanding ways to utilize instructional games and creating artifacts that can be used in small or large group situations. Participants will develop and share several lessons incorporating specific techniques discussed in class.