Games I use

http://jeopardylabs.com/
You can use this template online and play it online with no downloading required. Multiple students can easily play their own games at their own machines/




































Games from other people


Wheel Of Fortune
Give each student an index card with a number from 1-8.
Students are instructed to write a review question, math problem, or spelling word on their card.
Click the Spin Button.
When the wheel hits the number on the index card, the student chooses who will receive the question on their card.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
Use the Find/Replace feature of PowerPoint to replace the Headings (H1, H2, H3, etc.) with your headings. A zipped file is available to speed the download time.
Twenty Questions

Guess the Covered Word
Great game for Four Block and vocabulary drill!
Hillsbrough Squares

Hillsborough Squares 2

Holiday squares

Bingo Games

$25,000 Pyramid

Game boards


The following games are from this website: http://people.uncw.edu/ertzbergerj/ppt_games.html
What is Louie Thinking??
Similar to Pyramid Game. In this game students will describe words or phrases that Louie is thinking about in an effort to get other students to say those words or phrases. But they have to be fast, Louie only gives them a short amount of time to read his mind! (Whole Class Participation Game)

There is treasure buried behind one of the square grids overlaying this picture of islands. Can you find it? No preparation required, just have a sheet of vocabulary or review questions in your hand. (Whole Class Participation Game)

A simple space based drill and practice game. Put in your questions, then blast off. Contains five mini games that students progress through. Each game gets progressively harder as the student successfully completes each level. (Single Student Game)

Place a picture behind the boxes, then you remove one box at a time until the entire picture is uncovered. Allowing students opportunities to guess the picture all along the way. No preparation required, just have a sheet of vocabulary or review questions in your hand. The 8 block version is quicker since it only has 8 boxes to be removed. (Whole Class Participation Game)

Plays similar to Connect Four board game. No preparation required, just have a sheet of vocabulary or review questions in your hand. When a team answers a question correctly they are allowed to pick a star on the board. First team to line up four stars in vertical, horizontal, or diagonal line wins. (Whole Class Participation Game)
The Big Wheel
No preparation required, just have a sheet of vocabulary or review questions in your hand. Simply click "Spin the Wheel" and total up the points in the columns on the right. The Big Wheel Elementary is the same except that it has smaller numbers on the wheel. (Whole Class Participation Game)
Car Race Beach Rally
No preparation required, just have a sheet of vocabulary or review questions in your hand. Click a button on the screen and the car or horse moves one step closer to the finish line and victory. (Whole Class Participation Game)
Big Board with Answers
Big Board
Similar to Jeopardy. Put your who, what, when, where questions onto the board and let students try to answer them for points. Also comes in a "with answers" version that allows the teacher to show the correct answer after the question. The "with Answers" version provides an Answer screen after the question. (Whole Class Participation Game

30-ish activities for the ESL Classroom



Great Places to go for More Games

http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/powerpoint.htm#PowerPoint%20Games

Prepared Presentations


Grammar - http://www.chompchomp.com/presentations.htm
Grammar Games/Ideas - http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/grammar/menu.html


Videos and such


To download videos - Zamzar : http://www.zamzar.com/url
To create your own website:http://ttosspon. wikispaces.com in the upper right hand there is "join" and when you join it will also ask if you want to create your own site - it is FREE.

Videos about dealing with classroom management issues

http://www.teachers.tv/video/ 3468
http://www.teachers.tv/video/ 2533
http://www.teachers.tv/video/ 3296
http://www.teachers.tv/video/ 1409



Teaching with Active Learning Strategies
Methodologies - http://www.umassmed.edu/uploadedfiles/TeachingStyles1.ppt
Active Learning Strategies http://www.calstatela.edu/dept/chem/chem2/Active/
Multiple Intelligences - http://literacyworks.org/mi/assessment/findyourstrengths.html