Ayiti Assessment Ideas

January 23, 2013

After students have played the Ayiti game, they will need to reflect upon and also share their experiences. This discussion’s goal is to explore the correlation between choices made, their respectiv...

A Tangled Web: Preparing to Play

January 23, 2013

It's useful to make sure all the students know relevant vocabulary prior to playing a Tangled Web. Be sure to teach the meanings of basic concepts related to angles, parallel lines, polygons, trian...

Battleship Numberline Math Game Teaching Strategies

January 23, 2013

Collaborative Learning Tips: Allow learners to work in pairs at a computer while playing the Battleship Numberline math game. Pairing learners of somewhat varying abilities together can be a good w...

Quandary, an Ethics and English Game: Preparing to Play

January 23, 2013

Before playing this ethics and English game, ask if students are familiar with the word "Quandary"? You may want to start the session by asking: “Do you know what the game’s title means? What is a...

Employee Lounge Math Game Collaborative Learning Tips

January 22, 2013

Have students play Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge math game collaboratively in teams or small groups. Ask students to help one another develop strategies for solving the puzzles. Structure the...

Refraction Game Teaching Strategies

January 18, 2013

The Refraction game teaches fractions by adopting three models: laser width (continuous), flow frequency (discrete), and lasers colored by denominator. In later stages of the game, students...

Teaching Resources

January 17, 2013

  This page displays the most recent additions to our educational teaching resources collection. You can explore the resources menu above to find additional teaching aids. BrainPOP Educators i...

BrainPOP receives KAPi award

January 16, 2013

Every January, the big players in the consumer electronics industry gather in Las Vegas to share the newest innovations and developments. From collossal TVs to networked "smart" home appliances this y...

Using Games in Learning Centers

January 1, 2013

Using games in learning centers not only helps your students learn; it can help you better assess their learning! GameUp and GameUp Jr. work exceptionally well as work station or learning center activ...

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...