Classroom Activity: Tied Up

Classroom Activity: Tied Up

Tied Up is a simple but fun activity that is played in pairs. The game requires two people, who have their one hand tied together, to build a house of cards. The activity looks simple, but, can be quite challenging to accomplish. Participants needs to display good teamwork, understanding, compatibility and communication to accomplish the task.

Less Animation More Learning

Ever since the advent of technologies like Flash and Silverlight there has been a tendency to use animations to explain concepts and processes. Animations are thought to be more engaging, visually appealing and easier to process. However, research done by cognitive psychologists Barbara Tversky and Mireille Betrancourt (Simple animations for organizing diagrams) points in a different direction.