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hendrik | 24th Aug 2017 | 一般

Disconnect the Xbox, uninstall the computer game software and turn off the laptop. Do you want your kids to have fun, but at the same time learning, just a small part of the cost? Experts say, play board games.

 

For example, in the 61st year the candy land could be one of the best deals in early childhood education, using a sweet vision to cover up color recognition and spotting courses. And since 1943, its colorful cousin chute and ladder have been ingenious to instill early mathematical skills and let the children understand the concept of numbers. Toys R Us cost about $ 5. Some local teachers peddled Uno, launched in 1971, as a way of teaching numbers and color recognition, sorting skills and strategic thinking. Toy R Us Uno is $ 7.

 

There are so many benefits to playing board games. Over the years, they already know to help children to social interaction, take turns to learn to follow the rules, and the survival of the fittest. But the teachers also found ways to use the board game to supplement their curriculum plans, especially in kindergartens and elementary schools.

 

Jayne Cooke-Cobern, a kindergarten teacher at Woodbridge Marumsco Hills Primary School, said: "Any game that requires students to count and move games at the same time is good for developing one-on-one correspondence." She lists the trouble in the favorite games in the classroom Trough and ladder, Uno, Yahtzee, Racko and apples.

 

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"They are not just paper and pencils, but they use Memory (recognizing numbers, visually and color words), bingo (letters, shapes and rhythms) and most people (the number of people," said Lisa Barnes, another kindergarten teacher at Marumsco Hills. Numbers and concepts are less and less) with her students. "Let everyone use their hands and they are happy and learning at the same time. "

 

According to NPD Group, a market research firm based in Washington, DC, New York, computer sales in October increased by 4% year-on-year. Network toys fell by 39%.

 

Toy experts believe that the growth of game sales will lead to economic recession. Board games can cost less than movie tickets and can be played repeatedly. These games are another reason for strong sellers: after a few decades the mom and dad are still able to name all the monopolies of a property, or recollect a particularly satisfying tricolor score in the spelling game.

 

A study by Carnegie Mellon University in 2007 showed that playing a number of games (such as chutes and ladders) in a group of low-income preschool children to help them improve the performance of the four digital missions. These gains are still evident after nine weeks.

 

Educators say that many games can help develop more complex thinking skills by pushing the child's thinking strategies, planning ahead, and drawing abstract ideas to specific images.

 

"One of the main tips for the board game is self-discipline." "You have to be able to turn you and think ahead ... many board games, especially those involving numbers, you have to do so," said Peter Pizzolongo, director of professional development at the National Association of Youth Education. Learning your numbers, but being able to attach these numbers to what you are doing and need a higher level of functionality that will happen in the board game.

 

Her teacher uses lottery, bingo and spelling games to improve athletic skills and vocabulary. They are sometimes the candy land into a large mobile game, the entire floor are the game board, the children as a mark.

 

Fleetwood also uses board games to teach social skills. Unlike reading, writing, and math, there are no established rules or skills in teaching.