EVALUATION OF OPINIONS OF PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS ON THE METHOD OF EDUCATION WITH GAME

Fikret Alıncak

Abstract


This study is conducted to determine opinions of primary school teachers on the method of education with game. The study tried to determine general opinions of primary school teachers on the method of education with game, whether they use the method of education with game, the effects of game on learning, types of games they use in education, effects of game in introducing the reading habit, and general recommendations of primary school teachers about the method of education with game. In the study, the data that were obtained from 50 primary school teachers at primary schools within provincial borders of Gaziantep by using the interview method, one of the qualitative research methods, were analyzed using the content analysis method. As a result of the study, majority of participants expressed an opinion on effective use of the method of education with game in the classes. Also, participant primary school teachers offered recommendations about the re-arrangement of primary school programs, providing in-service training courses, supply of course materials, providing physical conditions, compliance of activities with education, and supply of course materials about game. In conclusion, participant primary school teachers stated that game has important effects on development of children, game increases efficiency of students in the classroom, they learn faster and easier, game increases interest of children in a course and they use the technique of education with game in all courses.

 

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primary school teacher, game, education with game, method of teaching

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