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Novel Ways To Activate The Learner

Definition: Novelty is anything fresh new or original.

Silly Sports & Goofy Games

What do fun and energising activities have to do with learning? A lot! Brain research informs us that we must eliminate threat and provide a secure learning environment. Silly Sports and Goofy Games is a collection of teambuilders and classbuilders that will help you create solidarity and cohesion among classmates. Brain science also teaches us that students’ brains need oxygen and glucose. Feed your students’ brains with the energisers in this book.

This eclectic collection of over 300 brain-friendly activities will help you make your classroom a fun place to be and a in a matter of moments you can convert any class into a focused, high-energy community. Boost energy. Boost achievement. Release joy with the world’s most comprehensive collection of indoor & outdoor, sport and game activities. Includes over 200, step-by-step, fun, and involving sports and games in nine categories, including: Terrific Tag, Happy Helpers, Beautiful Balances, Creative Coordination, Meaningful Movements, Crazy Challenges, Ridiculous Relays, Silly Sports and Goofy Games. Use ‘em for classroom brain breaks. Use ‘em for rainy-day fun. Use ‘em for physical education. You will promote classroom community—with these games everyone Every part of the school environment affects character, for good or for ill. All too often playgrounds are part of the problem of peer rivalry and cruelty. Spencer Kagan's wonderful collection of games shows how to use playground and classroom activities to build the cooperative skills and community feeling so crucial to character development and sorely missing in much of our society.

“When we don’t move and activate the vestibular system (inner ear to the cerebellum –base of brain) we are not taking in information from the environment.”
Carl Hannaford

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