Blog: Learning Games Part 2: Speed and Practice
The games are designed to play multiple times, and each time you play you will answer questions faster and get higher scores. Faster response time means you are processing the information more effectively, and your mastery is increasing.
Some of the games can be frustrating initially. The Hangman game is a case in point. A seemingly simple game format, yet a powerful learning tool. Many people (including myself) have commented that when they first play this game they don’t know what’s going on. My advice: start typing. It is a fill in the blank game requiring exact answers. If you don’t know the answer, keep typing and eventually you’ll get there. When you play the game again you’ll be surprised how quickly you improve and remember the material.
The key point: practice by playing the games multiple times, your speed will increase, and in the process you will improve your comprehension and mastery.
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Posted by Ed on Dec 22, 2010