Using Games with Children

Provider: Place2Be
£145.00 (no VAT on this item)

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Description Explore the use of games through practice and discussion, and gain skills to use them in a variety of settings with children of all ages.
Duration 1 Day

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Categories Primary, Secondary, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Arts, Support Staff, Teaching staff, Learning Support, Pupil Support, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Global dimension, Health and Safety, Outdoor Activities, Sustainable Development, Catering, Design / Technology, ICT / Computing, Library, Sciences, Sports, Behaviour for Learning, Inclusion, SEND, Classroom Management, Out of school, Behaviour Interventions, Collaborative Learning, Aspiration Interventions, Feedback, Meta-cognition and Self-regulation, Social and Emotional, Teaching Assistants, PSHE, Identifies activities where TAs can support learning, rather than managing tasks, Ensures that teachers do not reduce their support or input to the pupils supported by TAs , Targeted interventions for those diagnosed or at-risk of emotional or behavioural disorders , Skills taught directly linked to learning in schools, encouraging pupils to apply the skills they learn, Sensitive and targeted intervention may benefit at risk or more vulnerable pupils, Approaches to raise aspirations are not focused to increase learning, Generalisations in aspiration intervention are avoided, There are approaches to support pupils working together, Tasks are designed carefully so that working together is effective and efficient, There are opportunities to make use of competition between groups to support pupils in working together more effectively within their group, Provides approaches that encourage lower achieving pupils to talk and articulate their thinking in collaborative tasks , Provides approaches for specific, accurate and clear feedback , Provides approaches for comparing what a learner is doing right now and wrong before , Provides approaches for a balance between support and challenge, Supports effective professional development for teachers
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Participants leave with the skills to use games in a variety of settings with children of all ages.

Evidence underpinning this approach

Course draws on the theory of play, child development and integrative theraputic theories proven to strengthen the emotional wellbeing and mental health of pupils.

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This popular and highly interactive one day workshop explores the use of group based games through practice and discussion. Participants leave with the skills to use games in a variety of settings with children of all ages. This workshop also explores modern research on the theory of play.  The methods of play demonstrated are simple and do not need expensive materials or equipment.

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