Primary Games: Experiential Learning Activities for Teaching Children K-8

Primary Games: Experiential Learning Activities for Teaching Children K-8

by Steve Sugar, Kim Kostoroski Sugar
     
 

Primary Games includes a wealth of games for K-8 students that will enliven instruction, boost student motivation, and enhance learning in the classroom or at home. The book features in- and out-of-desk activities that will engage and stimulate students, as well as promote teamwork, skill building, and interactive problem solving.  See more details below

Overview

Primary Games includes a wealth of games for K-8 students that will enliven instruction, boost student motivation, and enhance learning in the classroom or at home. The book features in- and out-of-desk activities that will engage and stimulate students, as well as promote teamwork, skill building, and interactive problem solving.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
This volume contains games designed to reinforce classroom instruction at the kindergarten through eighth grade levels. It includes in- and out-of-desk activities emphasizing teamwork, skill building, problem solving, and test-taking. A specially designed matrix matches classrooms and lessons to particular games. Steve Sugar is an author and consultant; Kim Kostoroski Sugar is a teacher and teacher educator. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787960810
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/17/2002
Series:
Education Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
363
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.96(d)
Age Range:
5 - 14 Years

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"This book is so practical and easy-to-use that virtually any teacher can pick it up and say, 'Aha! I can use that!' Each of the twenty-five games is solidly tied to course learning objectives. And busy teachers will love the step-by-step approach-the book gives not only the rationale for using games, but also the guidelines for employing them."
—Barbara J. Millis, director, Faculty Development Center and former assistant dean, faculty development, University of Maryland, University College

"Primary Games is an indispensable resource for any teacher who is interested in trying to enliven subject matter. It is a versatile tool that lends itself to customizing games to fit many learning objectives and numerous grade levels. The games are creative and fun. The book is a must for every school and classroom library."
—Terry Mulligan, 6th grade teacher, Edgecomb Eddy School, Edgecomb, Maryland

"An outstanding resource for any classroom and home school teacher. I highly recommend this book as part of every permanent professional library."
—Peter Gervickas, administrator, Fort River Elementary School, Amherst, Massachusetts

Read More

Meet the Author

Steve Sugar is author of Games That Teach and coauthor of Games That Teach Teams and developer of five instructional game systems used worldwide. He presents faculty development seminars at teacher conferences, colleges, and national organizations.

Kim Kostoroski Sugar is a certified teacher in Massachusetts and has worked as an elementary-level technology teacher. She is applying her bachelor's and master's degrees in education to teaching and writing about one-on-one home instruction.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >