How to Gamify your Primary Classroom: Practical Ideas
Tatiana Sokolova is a Senior Teacher Trainer ELT, Language. Prosveshcheniye Ltd, CELTA, TKT, BEC Higher Certificates holder, PTE and LCCI Examiner, State Examinations Expert
It is commonly accepted that teaching primary students is based on three pillars: 1# quality materials and tools, 2# suitable for their age, quality student-centered environment, 3# engagement and fun So, teaching techniques must be age-appropriate, child-focused and play-based. How often do you play games in your classroom? What for? Do your students use mobile apps to learn words? Do you keep track of your students' results after a game? Most teachers in primary rely on games because we know that kids learn through play and it is fun, isn't it? What games do you play in the ELT classroom? Do you assign points / badges / rewards? Do your pupils have an avatar? Join us if you want to know how gamification can bring your lessons to life.