Ratio Rumble Math Game

December 6, 2013

Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for Ratio Rumble, a free online math game....

Blockly Essential Questions

December 6, 2013

Categories: Teacher Resources
What are the fundamentals of computer programming? How do you create a program? How are algorithms used in coding? How can you use computer programming to complete a task? How is computer p...

Puppy Adventure Tips and Tricks

December 6, 2013

Puppy adventure is a game where players guide Pixel the puppy home by solving a series of programming puzzles.  Students solve each puzzle by programming Pixel to reach the goal using the provided vi...

Sketch Racer Computer Programming Game Tips and Tricks

December 6, 2013

In the Sketch Racer programming game, students must connect the visual code blocks in the right order. For example, if they need to move 2 spaces, they may need to connect two ‘Run’ blocks one aft...

Computer Science Education Week, the Hour of Code and BrainPOP

December 3, 2013

December 9-14th is the official Computer Science Education Week featuring the Hour of Code, "a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify 'code' and show that anyone can learn...

Getting Ready for an Hour of Code – Webinar Wednesday, December 4 at 3:30 pm ET

December 2, 2013

Categories: Teacher Resources
Wednesday, December 4 at 3:30 pm ET Getting Ready for the Hour of Code Learn how to work an “Hour of Code” into your day during Computer Science Education Week, December 9-15. CSEdWeek aims t...

Discovering Digital Tools for Learning With Graphite.org

November 15, 2013

Pinpointing the best digital tools for your students can be pretty overwhelming. Thankfully, there’s Graphite.org, a free service from the non-profit Common Sense Media. Through rigorous ratings and...

De-”Mist”-ifying Cloud Computing

November 11, 2013

In our newest BrainPOP technology movie, Tim introduces Moby to the wonders of cloud computing. Discover how the "cloud" is really a network of powerful data centers connected by the Internet. Learn h...

A Digital Age: K-12 Market Map and Investment Analysis

November 1, 2013

This article, by John Richards, Leslie Stebbins and Kurt Moellering, 2013, explores the current reality of the games market. It draws a K-12 market map of learning initiatives based on games and analy...

Proceedings from Games + Learning + Society Conference

November 1, 2013

Originally published in the Games + Learning + Society 2012 Conference Proceedings 8.0, this research represents a partnership between Carnegie Mellon University, New York University, Carnegie Learnin...