What is Teaching Games for Understanding?

The Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) approach was developed by researchers at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom to tap into children’s inherent desire to play. Bunker and Thorpe (1982) developed TGfU around the concept of teaching kids games by playing games. TGfU is an inquiry-based approach to teaching and prioritizes decision-making through gameplay over skill refinement …

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