Tag Archives: game-based learning

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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Level-Up Your Games and Learning Knowledge: 6 Resources

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Greetings everyone, and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog. This month’s post highlights books and journals that are some of my favorite games and language learning resources. These are the resources I recommend to others looking to … Continue reading

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Trace Effects: A Game for Language Learning and Teaching

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog! I hope many of you were able to attend TESOL’s Virtual Convention last month. During the Convention, TESOL President Deborah Healey delivered the fantastic keynote “Teaching With Play: Games, Game-Based Learning, and … 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 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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Gaming Tools for Teaching Online: Level Up

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

The current pandemic has upended the status quo for classrooms around the world. Many teachers are now learning the fundamentals of teaching online and doing their best to keep students engaged and motivated. For many, this means classroom content now … 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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Esports: A Phenomenon Enters the Mainstream—and ELT

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Wondering how the new experimental card will upend the Overwatch meta? Can anything stop G2’s dominance of LoL’s Summoner’s Rift? Have no idea what any of this means? It’s esports—and it’s becoming the next big thing. Welcome to another edition … Continue reading

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