chapter  8
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Authentic Contextual Games for Learning

BySIMON BROOKES, ALEX MOSELEY

Context is King Th ink back to your time in school (or university, or the last time you took a night-school class, depending on your power of memory) – what stands out? Chances are it will be moments of love, or hate, or embarrassment; or an outdoor trip, group project, the fi rst teacher or topic which awakened your interest in your current line of work. What it probably won’t be is the English lesson when you covered the semi-colon or the History lesson covering the Italian Wars.