Overviewteaching Games For Understanding

“Wayne Smith and Teaching Games for Understanding: Game Sense encourages players to understand and appreciate the gameit enables them to make informed decisions, take ownership of their learning and exercise choice and control over how they play the game. (p.195)” “The games in TGfU are a key to designing training sessions. In addition, more than a third of teachers use games at least weekly to assess student progress or understanding of class instruction. The survey findings were released late last year amid increasing state and federal government interest in classroom use of digital games. (2015) Top 10 Research Questions Related to Teaching Games for Understanding, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 86:4, 347-359, DOI: 10.107.20. When used regularly, formative assessments enable every teacher to determine what students know and what they still need to learn. Fisher and Frey explore a variety of engaging activities that check for and increase understanding, including interactive writing, portfolios, multimedia presentations, audience response systems, and much more.

The following lesson plans provide a good introduction to the circular economy, and can be taught in sequence or as stand-alone lessons. For more resources, explore our circular toolkit below.

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Challenging Common Conceptions

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DisadvantagesUnderstanding

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Exploring the Circular Economy

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Understanding the challenge of finite resources

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Designing for a Circular Economy

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The Circular Economy and Modern Agriculture

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Redesigning Plastics

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Future of Cities Course

An introduction to cities and the circular economy

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Complexity Module

This introduction to Complexity is a great way to develop systems thinking skills

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This module has been developed in collaboration with our education partners - the International Baccalaureate and United World Colleges:

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