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Developing Ethical Decision-Making Through Play

October 23, 2013

Can a game teach children to navigate ethical minefields? Scot Osterweil (of MIT Education Arcade) and Peter Stidwill (Learning Games Network) designed Quandary to do just that. They’ll demo this m...

SnapThought™, a Photo Reflection Tool

October 18, 2013

This screencast illustrates a new photo reflection tool which changes game play in the classroom. Learn how students can take screenshots and write comments on key moments of certain games on GameUp. ...

Chef Solus’ Build-a-Meal Game is Now on GameUp

October 18, 2013

We’re excited to introduce Chef Solus' Build-a-Meal game, created by Nourish Interactive. We invited Maggie LaBarbera, RN MBA and President of Nourish Interactive to share a bit of background on...

Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence!

October 17, 2013

Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence in Refraction By: Eleanor O'Rourke Psychologist Carol Dweck has made an interesting discovery. She and her colleagues have...

Chef Solus’ Build A Meal Health Game

October 9, 2013

Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for Chef Solus' Build-a-Meal, a free online health game for teaching nutrition, health, and science concepts....

Quandary Contest: Create Your Own Quandary Game Character!

October 9, 2013

Good news! Quandary, LGN’s award-winning game and a member of the GameUp network, is now available on iOS and Android tablets. On the mobile version, this interactive game continues to encourage pla...

Student-Made Games

October 8, 2013

Want to check out some student-made games? Use these for fun and inspiration! Check out these games created by other students, and invite your students to create their own.  We also offer suggested g...

CSI Flight Adventures: Flight School Assessment Tips

October 7, 2013

After playing the CSI Flight Adventures game, allow students to print out a record of their flight school exercises and how they did on the flight missions. Have students talk about their results with...

Sortify Discussion Starters

October 2, 2013

What strategies did you use when choosing your bucket labels? How did you decide which bin to place your tiles in when there was more than one option? Which tiles were the most diffi...

Sortify Game: Tips and Tricks

October 2, 2013

You can use the following Sortify game tips and tricks to enhance student learning as they play the game, and to encourage awareness during play. Observe which bucket labels students are choosing a...