Setting Up Rules and Expectations
When your students are playing a puzzle, they probably won't behave exactly the same way they do when they are taking a test or listening to a lecture. Students can be completely engrossed in what they are doing, or talking aloud to characters on screen as if they were in the experience, because they are. They might ask questions about how to do something, even if the person they are talking to is across the room from them. And they might share their successes with others ... very loudly.|
So, does all your good work on forming and enforcing class rules go out the window? That is not the case at all. However, you may want to revisit these rules to see if they need to be modified.
You and your class should talk about these behaviors BEFORE they begin playing. Together, you should try to find some answers to questions like these: