In the game Chunks, a phrase illustrating an important concept or principle is displayed in randomized chunks of 3 to 5 characters each. For example, "Plan a day once a day" is displayed as "[ a da] [ once] [Plan ] [y. ] [a day]". The player's objective is to recreate the phrase as quickly as possible by organizing the chunks into their original order.
The mental processing required to organize these statements helps learners:
Move information from short-term memory to long-term memory
Deepen understanding of the content area
Build confidence in their knowledge of concepts and prinicples in a given content area.
Chunks is useful for realizing the following learning objectives:
Deepen understanding and improve retention
by recalling factual information.
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Increase understanding and retention of
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