A lot of experts are asked how to sell murder mystery events to schools. And according to them, there are a lot of reasons why host this kind of game in school events. But before we start on the positive effects of these kinds of games in schools, we will remove fundraising. Very simply and quickly: yes, people can use murder mystery games for fundraising.
They can make a lot of money for the school by asking students’ parents to pay a small fee to take part. Hosts can also get sponsorship deals to help with the financing aspects of the event. We really want to take a closer look at the benefits people can expect to see from organizing this kind of event in terms of social and personal development. While this article cannot cover everything because the learning experience is too broad, this article will discuss some of the basics.
Encouraging the participation of parents in the learning process
If you have been teaching students crime scene investigation, or are planning to move into that subject, then hosting these kinds of games make a good introduction or activity. Murder mystery party games incorporate workstations so that students can show their parents what they have learned in the classroom and can use forensic tests to help them solve the case.
Information recording and gathering of critical information – all mystery games require some kind of information gathering. Participants need to make decisions on how to keep records of the information they gathered, which data are relevant, which information they still need more research, as well as which are red herrings. Data is usually recorded in various forms, and participants need to decide what the recordings are and whether they recorded it in a logical order.
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Formulating the right questions – in some cast-based party games, the participants are asked to come up with various questions to show to the cast. It is a very complex skill that requires the assimilation of information to formulate pertinent questions.
Negotiation and bargaining – this skill is usually shown in most clues-based events with large-group participants as they fight for clues. But it usually crops up in cast-based events because the participants will negotiate with each other to obtain the answers they need to know.
Debating skills – as these mystery games progresses, participants can start trying out and working out who the murderer is. People within the group may have different plans or ideas and, without realizing that, they will take turns when it comes to pitching the idea or plan to the group.
Performing skills – if individuals decide to use games in which they can act, they will practice or learn acting skills.
Listening – participants need to listen to the hosts and listen to other players.
Leadership – every team will end up following one person, whether they … Read More...