What this game is about?
The MAKE A LIVING online game assures the fun of playing the games and usefulness of learning life-skills and competences at the same time. The skills and competences included in the gamification are the results of a needs analysis research made by experts of the project. The AIM of the game is to assure a successful transition to independent life for residential care leavers, to help achieve successful integration into society and to promote active participation in social life.
How to play it?Learners and teachers have to register on the platform and will have a profile page, where students can upload personal information and their submitted exercises. Teachers, by registering on the platform, can follow their students progress within the game and assess the level of learners’ competences. The online platform is accessible to everyone registered and can be used without limitation in the wider European community.
The online game includes 5 LEARNING UNITS (Self-care skills and family planning, Money management, Food management, Housekeeping and Career and job-related skills). Each unit has 5 sub-units and a series of 10 quiz type games, related to the topics presented within the subunits. It is important to know, that a learner can miss max. 2 games, in case of 3 or more mistakes the player needs to restart the games of that specific failed unit. By going through the learning units of the make a Living online game, learners can develop their competences and build their house accordingly. After registering in the game, the learner has to choose the model of the house he/she wants to build during the game. Once they finish a unit successfully, their house (just like their competences) are taken to the next level. At the end of the game each learner will have a house.
The content of the online game is available beside of English, in partner institutions’ languages: Croatian, Italian, Romanian, Hungarian.
If you would like to try the Make a Living online game, please register below.