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School books on tale, ready for back to school community-building games. Credit Element5

Back-To-School Games & Activities: Lesson #5

In my opinion, if it’s not fun, it’s not worth doing. Fun (or FUNN) attracts student’s willing participation, it’s contagious, and it’s very hard to…

Student looking on at back to school team-building games. Credit Yusril Permana

Back-To-School Games & Activities: Lesson #4

One of the best ways to encourage a supportive and helpful classroom environment is to actively focus on developing these skills among your students. And…

Sheet ice asking how to break the ice or what is an ice-breaker. Photo credit: Marcus Lofvenberg

What Is An Ice-Breaker?

Or, put another way, what makes an ice-breaker an ice-breaker (as distinct from any other group activity?) Sometimes, this is simply asking the question some…