U.S. Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Powers Lesson Plan: Branches of Government Game

April 18, 2013

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use a free online game to sort  sort the three branches of government : Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. Students then extend the...

Fractions on a Number Line Lesson Ideas: The Pearl Diver Game

April 17, 2013

In these number line lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-8, students play an online math game to practice identifying, comparing, and ordering fractions on a number line....

Combining Numbers Lesson Plan: Monster School Bus Game

April 10, 2013

In this combining numbers lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 1-5, students will use the fun Monster School Bus online math game to practice creating number combinations (such as whole numbers...

Quandary Ethics and English Game: Opinion Tracker

January 27, 2013

Download this PDF to help students organize their thinking while playing the award-winning English game, Quandary....

Simple Machines: Preparing for Play

January 24, 2013

Introduce the concept of simple machines using a classroom door! Students like to see how simple machines are a part of everyday life, and this is an easy way to illustrate that fact. Through the acti...

Track Game Progress with Graphs

January 1, 2013

If you’re using educational games over a period of time, ask your students to track game progress with graphs. Whenever a game is played, direct students to record their scores and a variable that s...

Number Jumble Math Game Lesson Plan: Multiples

November 28, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students will use BrainPOP Jr. and BrainPOP resources (including an online math game) to practice multiplying whole numbers and/or decimals. Stu...

Fractions Lesson Plan: Treefrog Treasure

November 18, 2012

In this fractions lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students will use BrainPOP resources and an online math game to explore fractions and match and/or compare fractional amounts....

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Lesson Plan: The Quandary Game

October 24, 2012

In this problem solving lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use a free online game called Quandary to practice ethics, critical thinking and problem solving skills....

Simple Machines Lesson Plan: An Online Game and Learning Stations

September 12, 2012

In this simple machines lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-6, students use BrainPOP Jr. and BrainPOP resources (including an online science game) to explore a variety of simple machines. Stu...