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Bringing Civics to the Classroom With iCivics

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Hello and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning blog! In this month’s post, we’ll explore iCivics, a website of classroom-friendly games that teach students about the workings of government. Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor founded iCivics in 2009 in response to what … Continue reading

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Aligning Ice Breakers to Lesson Objectives: 5 Fun Activities

Andrew Wykretowicz
Andrew Wykretowicz

Those of us who have been teaching adult ESL classes for a long time know that starting the class on time is almost impossible. Our students have jobs, families, and other responsibilities, making it hard for some to be on … Continue reading

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Dungeons & Dragons: Gaming Role-Playing for ELT

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Hello everyone, and welcome to the latest TESOL games and education blog! In this month’s post, we’ll explore the vast and imaginative world of Dungeons & Dragons! First created in 1974, Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) has seen epic growth in recent years with double … Continue reading

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4 Games to Incorporate Social Justice Into Your Classroom

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

People have once again taken to the streets to demand justice and reaffirm that Black Lives Matter. Beginning in the U.S. city of Minneapolis, marches have spread throughout the world as people demand social change. During such events, educators may wonder how to address such critical issues … Continue reading

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4 Video Games for Language Learning and Social Interaction

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Hello and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning blog! As we continue to improvise and adapt our classrooms to the continuing pandemic, educators may be looking for ways to move beyond yet another video conference session and find new … Continue reading

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Serious Games for the Classroom

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Greetings and welcome to another edition of the TESOL games and learning blog! When searching for video games to incorporate into the classroom, choices often fall into two broad categories: educational games and commercial off-the-shelf (CotS) games. Serious games is … Continue reading

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7 Game Design Tools for the Classroom

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Hello everyone, and welcome to the latest TESOL games and education blog! Using video games in the classroom can be highly engaging for students, but perhaps a more engaging activity is making games. Educators interested in task-based learning can leverage … Continue reading

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Digital Games for the Writing Process

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Welcome back to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning blog. To kick off this month’s post, I wanted to encourage everyone to visit the new Ludic Language Pedagogy journal by James York and Jonathan DeHann. The journal strives … Continue reading

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