Board Game Bonanza at Westfield State University
Board Game Bonanza for Students & Teachers
In Westfield on May 2nd, 2012
Students at Westfield State University present the Board Game Bonanza!
The event, which will take place on Wednesday, May 2nd from 1:30-3pm, features student-designed board games that teach players about a subject within typical classroom content (think state learning standards) and incorporate physical movement at the same time! Some of the games include an algebra review game with a pi-shaped board, Westfieldopoly, and a game about the value of money and how it affects making healthy food choices.
Students and classroom teachers attending the event will have the chance to play multiple games, and will be able to learn not only about the topics covered in the games, but will gain an awareness of the level of thought expected and produced in college, and can learn about creative ways of expressing knowledge (specifically, through games).
The event will take place in the Woodward Center Lounge on the Westfield State University campus. For more info call 413-572-5368. Free event, but pre-registration is required.
[Photo credit: (ccl) Alan Bates]