Friday, March 13, 2015

Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites Book Study Chapter 4 Games

As I read this book, the information is not new but it is still enlightening. It is so important for us as educators to realize that there is more to teaching then worksheets. I am linking up with Katie from the Queen of the First Grade Jungle for the Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites book study on Chapter 4 Games.

Many great points were made in this chapter. People feel that play does not belong in schools anymore. That there is too much to learn and accomplish. But we have lost sight of the importance of games/play. I love the quote on page 31- "You don't stop playing because you get old. You get old because you stop playing!" This sums it up!

Here are some of the insights I got from this chapter:

We do a lot of games during small groups. Here are two they really enjoyed:

Some last thoughts on this chapter, 

Here are a few videos about games and math!

Click on the kids below to go see what some other awesome educators thought about this chapter!

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