Educators, coaches and mentors
The following areas of development and benefit offered through our courses and material are identified below.
These tangible rewards and insights can be particularly valuable for teachers who are looking for innovative ways to engage and motivate students while also teaching important life skills.
Inspiring and Empowering the Hero within
Participating with the tools and activities developed in the playground empowers student and their mentors to identify and evaluate their intrinsic tools for self-care and well-being. By facilitating the exploration of their students, teacher’s are able inspire them to build their own map of values and manual for life. This evokes epiphany and clarity to help resolve confusion, inner conflict and cognitive dissonance, empowering the individual incentive to thrive.
SparkITude encourages critical thinking as students work through the Missions, Quests and puzzles presented in the game. It can help students develop problem-solving skills and think creatively.
The game promotes teamwork and collaboration among students who play in teams. It encourages students to communicate and work together to achieve a common goal.
The game can enhance learning by making the material more engaging and interactive. It can help students retain information better and improve their understanding of the subject matter.
The game can help students develop soft skills such as empathy, communication, leadership, and decision-making. These skills are essential for success in any field and can be applied in real-life situations.
The game provides instant feedback to students, allowing them to track their progress and identify areas that need improvement. This can help teachers identify areas where students are struggling and provide additional support as needed.
The game increases student engagement and motivation by making learning fun and interactive. It can help students stay focused and interested in the material, even if they struggle with traditional teaching methods. Using a game to teach core values can be a fun and engaging way to teach students about important life skills.
The game can be customized to suit the needs of different classrooms and students. Teachers can modify the game to focus on specific topics or skills, making it a versatile tool for teaching a variety of subjects.
As students play the game, they will need to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to navigate challenges and make decisions that align with the core values they are learning.
Discussion & Reflection
The game can be used as a starting point for discussions and reflections about core values, allowing students to explore the values in a safe and supportive environment.
By rewarding players who exhibit positive behaviors and values, the game can help reinforce those behaviors in students and encourage them to exhibit those values in their own lives.
Students gain a more clear sense of self-control over their emotions and how to express themselves more clearly to others.
Perhaps the most tangible benefit of playing games like these is simply the enjoyment that comes from playing with others. By having fun and enjoying the game, players can develop positive social connections and a sense of camaraderie with their teammates. Finally, this can help individuals reduce stress, improve their mood, and increase overall well-being.