Do you work with students who:
Are socially delayed?
Are language delayed?
Seem unmotivated to play games?
Lack the skills to play with peers?
Need to be prompted through games?
Are too controlling?
The book “What You Need to Know about Motivation
and Teaching Games” (Ward, 2008) can help.
The book provides detailed teaching
strategies for 12 specific games that
most students should learn. This book also provides
a behavioral analysis of teaching play, in general.
We identify common teaching errors, especially as
they relate to motivational variables, and provide
practical ideas for avoiding these errors.
This workshop will introduce participants to the
book “What You Need to Know about Motivation and
Teaching Games”. Whole Child Consulting
workshops are always highly interactive, and this
workshop will provide role play opportunities.
Increase their understanding of motivation,
including dimensions like intrinsic/extrinsic,
social/non-social, and natural/contrived
Improve their ability to identify learner motivation
on a moment-to-moment basis. Is your learner
having a good time? Are they interested in the
Practice teaching selected games during role plays
Be able to provide rationales for teaching play, in
general, and for teaching any of the games described
in this book
Receive blank data sheets and samples of completed
data sheets for each game
Practice collecting data from video samples
Copies of “What You Need to Know about Motivation
and Teaching Games” will be made available to those
who need it at a discounted price!