This course is designed for teachers who are interested in incorporating 21st century skills into their classroom activities. The course aims to provide a unique and engaging way for students to develop critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and teamwork skills through playing board games. Participants will be introduced to a variety of board games, both traditional and modern, that can be used to foster these skills in their students. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to design their own board games that they can use in their classrooms.
This course on board games takes place in the beautiful city of Braga, in the Ludoteca Municipal, in a beautiful building with a glass roof, in the middle of nature, with centenary trees and a beautiful lake.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Identify the 21st century skills that can be developed through playing board games
Evaluate different board games and choose those that are most appropriate for their classroom
Use board games to engage students and foster critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and teamwork skills
Design their own board games to be used in their classrooms
Create lesson plans that incorporate board games and 21st century skills
21st Century Skills through Board Games
Introduction to 21st century skills and the role of board games in developing these skills.
Overview of different types of board games and their potential for developing 21st century skills
Note: Understanding the importance of an adaptable work to the needs and profile of the groups the program might suffer some alterations.