Based on class activities and assignments used by the author over nearly forty years of teaching, Games and Activities for Media, Communication, and Cultural Studies Students is a natural accompaniment for texts in media or cultural studies and communication courses. Berger has put together a range of activities that will help students apply the ideas and concepts learned about media and communication to films, television programs, advertisements, and other media texts. It also gives tips to students and professors on how to create new games and includes a glossary of communication and cultural studies terms. Games and Activities will help turn textbook concepts into useful applications. Visit our website for sample chapters!
Gain access to a personal collection of 101 highly effective drama games and activities suitable for children or adults. Sections include improvisation, mime, ice-breakers, group dynamics, rehearsal, story-telling, voice and warm-ups.
Move beyond boring word drills and vocabulary quizzes with Active Word Play! The 31 engaging games and activities in Active Word Play encourage students in grades four and up to make new vocabulary words their own. As students actively work with words, the connections they make help them understand and retain the words they are learning. Jane Feber's active-engagement approach infuses Active Word Play with the same enthusiasm your students will experience when they play these games and create make-and-takes that promote long-term retention of new vocabulary words. Step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and templates-as well as lists of common roots, prefixes, and suffixes-make this a ready-to-go resource you'll use over and over. You just choose the words from literature or content-area and basal texts that fit your instructional needs. Students will have as much fun learning the new words as you will teaching them!
The authors present strategies for engaging children in fun activities to aid positive attachment between a parent or carer and their child. Each game is designed with specific age groups in mind, and activities are recommended to target specific needs in children that affect attachment, such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Walking Games and Activities is the first book to combine the concepts of fitness and walking as a vehicle for games. It's a one-stop shop for teachers and activity leaders who want to teach walking in a fun way but aren't sure how to begin. This book provides 40 practical, easy-to-teach walking games and activities, including: learning activities that reinforce basic health, nutrition, and safety concepts; games that combine fitness and problem solving; games that emphasize cooperation; and highly aerobic games. The book reduces your preparation time by providing detailed instructions, teaching tips, pre-planned units, sample walking units, mini-lectures on topics such as walking form and n...
Nothing sparks a child's or adolescent's interest like a new game! Adapted Games & Activities: From Tag to Team Buildingprovides a wealth of games to get your students and participants moving and having fun, regardless of their cognitive or physical ability levels. By offering exciting activities that entice your students to participate, you'll not only help them reap the enormous physical benefits of exercise, but you'll also provide opportunities for them to learn to share, express feelings, set goals, and function independently. The activities in this book have been proven to work in the real world of school and recreation settings. Author Pattie Rouse, an experienced adapted physical edu...
Help children build the vocabulary needed to become a successful English speaker! This guide contains dozens of strategies for teaching new words through storytelling, songs, pictures books, and more. Includes over 1,000 reproducible picture and word cards with a guide for selecting the appropriate words and tips for supporting young English learners.