Working on communication skills while your team is together will help them better solve problems when they’re apart.
It provides students with opportunities to use their newly acquired knowledge in meaningful, real-life activities and assists them in working at higher levels of thinking (see Levels of Questions).
Here is a five-stage model that most students can easily memorize and put into action and which has direct applications to many areas of the curriculum as well as everyday life: For younger students, illustrations are helpful in organizing data, manipulating information, and outlining the limits of a problem and its possible solution(s).
Sure, some games might end with a single winner, but the true goal of these exercises is to learn how to work together as a team to develop an agile mindset.
The winning team of each game should share their strategies and thought process at the end of the exercise to help everyone learn.