Flower Power Math Game Essential Questions

May 31, 2013

How are common and decimal fractions alike and different? How are models best used to see how fractional parts can be combined or separated? How can I use concrete materials and drawi...

Adding with Mental Math Lesson Plan: Addition Blocks Game

May 29, 2013

Categories: GameUP Math
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-5, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online interactive game) to practice combining numbers to create target amounts. Students will ...

Crazy Plant Shop Essential Questions

May 29, 2013

How are traits in organisms passed from one generation to another? What is the significance of making genetic predictions? What are the responsibilities involved in modifying genetic traits? ...

Coaster Creator Science Game Essential Questions

May 29, 2013

What happens during ordinary cell division (mitosis)? What happens when a cell dies inside our body? How does the body know when to make new cells? What are the different phases...

Code Fred Essential Questions

May 29, 2013

How do living organisms get the energy they need and how do they use it? What are cells in living organisms and how do they help an organism survive? How are the internal systems of o...

A Tangled Web – Essential Questions

May 29, 2013

How can you recognize what strategy to use for a specific problem? How are objects represented and compared using geometric attributes? How does use of real life tools like protractors and leve...

Martin Esterman: Games, Math Fluency and Award Winning Ways

May 29, 2013

Martin Esterman, the National STEM Video Game Challenge winner, joins us for a webinar on math fluency and the Common Core State Standards for Math practice. Martin tells us why he’s decided to use ...

Ayiti Essential Questions

May 22, 2013

What characterizes civilization and what enables it to flourish? What is the impact of society on the life of the individual, and what is the impact of the individual on society? How ...

Ratio Rumble Math Game: Tips and Tricks

May 19, 2013

The Ratio Rumble math game contains many levels that get progressively more difficult, and it could take students around three hours to beat the game. Therefore, make sure students understand they are...

Games For Change Award Nominations go to GameUp Partners Filament and Learning Games Network!

May 14, 2013

Congratulations to GameUp partners Filament Games and Learning Games Network for their nominations in the "Best Gameplay" category at the annual Games for Change awards this June. LGN's game,  Quanda...