(Educational Live Action Roleplay)
INTRODUCTION & BENEFITS OF
Edu-Larp immerses participants in a mythical world where anything is possible through negotiation, navigation, combat, puzzles, quests, friendships, alliances and magic.
Edu-Larp can be set in any historical or fantasy setting therefore can also be used to reinforce learning and subject knowledge in line with school curriculum subjects.
BY 'GOOD JOB STUDIOS'
If you want to motivate and engage students with different starting points Educational Live Action Role Play (Edu-Larp) can be a way. The idea of a common goal provides a focus and a driving force that brings subject knowledge and social skills into play.
Through a narrative frame it promotes differentiated teaching and many forms of knowledge. The Edu Larp can take many forms and move within many genres. The Edu-Larp can last anywhere between just an hour and several weeks.
Interdisciplinary or through individual subjects a simulation of events and activities is created. In Edu Larp subject knowledge is a fundamental key element. Subject knowledge moves form being the main focus to being a means to achieve a shared and meaningful goal.
The Edu Larp creates a clear framework through roles and a narrative where everyone has a function. Thereby you can see each other and the subject knowledge in a new light. The interaction between the academic and social dimension motivates and creates meaningful knowledge.
The curriculum comes into play and is made relevant through and immersive experience. The role makes it easier to handle failure as it is the role that fails, not you as a person.
The game and the narrative are a motivating factors. Everyone can influence the development and the outcome of the story.
An Edu-larp will contain elements of classroom based teaching. When everyone works together and subject knowledge is used correctly almost all challenges can be overcome and then we are close to the goal, and the goal is not only to achieve and reach the top it it’s just as much to develop academically, personally and socially.