Games and education

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Teaching English in Infant Education
Dr. Juan Ramón Guijarro Ojeda

Trabajo realizado por:
Blanca Vera Mallo
-- INDEX --

1.- What are the games?
2.- The game and his History
3.- The game and the child
- Why does the child play?
- Functional game
- The game of Exploration
- Game of self – Assention
- Thesymbolic play
- The regulated gaming and social
- The competitive game
- The game of Exercise
4.- What is the relationship between game and education
5.- What is the relationship between game and physical education
- How to relate the game in physical education
6.- What is our role as educators?
- First cycle
- Second cycle
- Third cycle
7.- What methodology we used to use the games?- Preparation
- Presentation
- Implentation
8.- Structure play sessions
- Heating
- Main phase
- Return to calm
9.- Different types of games used in physical education
- Heahlt games
- Sensory games
- Presport games
- Body Expresion games
- Games in the nature


1-¿What are the games?

The game is an activity used for fun and enjoyment of theparticipants, lots of times, even as an educational tool. Usually require mental or physical use, and often both. Many games help develop certain skills or abilities and used to play a series of exercises that have a role as an educational, psychological or simulation. (wilkipedia definition)

For me, a game is an activity for fun. You can have different purposes, but the most important is fun.There are two kinds of games: free and guided. The first relates to the child performed without any particular purpose, no rules or standards. It is the mere fact of playing. However, the games do have rules driven, and also a specific purpose, which can be physical, mental or educational. The game is a nice way of expression and expansion of the personality, therefore serious business and great forany age.
During the different age structure is being adapted for different purposes and the personality traits

2- The game and his history

Along the history ,games has been evolved in parallel with social development, as it is an activity as old as man himself, although his concept, his understanding and practice varies across nations.

Historically, the game content was attempting toperform or mimic activities performed by adults, because in primitive societies the child was related to the adult from an early age and began to work being practically a child.

The inclusion of play in education came in the nineteenth century, with the philosophical currents of liberalism and constructivism. It was there when he began to see the importance of play in education, and the facilitythat had the child to gain knowledge while having fun playing.

3- The game and the child.

·Why does the child play?. The game at different ages

The game is very important for the child's life. Environmental stimuli will facilitate the development of the child's capabilities, which will allow in the future, get the ability to select the most appropriate stimulus to all those who offered.This indicates that games will change their character when one of the items in the busy (physical, psychological, etc. )The child becomes predominant in some circumstance or time.

· The game up to six months: "The functional game."

These games are characterized to accommodate different body functions. Physical activity predominates because they appear the first outlines of the personality.These first games primarily affect the mouth and eye, so they have an important sensory relevance. They involve the head, neck, hands and legs at the end.
Completing this stage and arise games with objects. The development of its most fundamental, the child has achieved through the playing of games engines, will allow you to go to objects, grasp and make your first oral recognition.
The child's...
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