Learn Principles of Ed Tech and Game Design with EdX online MOOC

September 19, 2014

You may be already be familiar with our colleagues at MIT's Education Arcade and Scheller Teacher Education Programs by playing any one of the three Lure of the Labyrinth math games on GameUp! Perhaps...

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...

Search Shark Internet Search Game: Vocabulary Strategies

May 31, 2013

To get the most from this internet search game, review the meaning of the term “keyword” with students prior to Search Shark game play. You may want to project an internet search for the class to ...

Sharing Information Online Lesson Plan: The Share Jumper Game

March 7, 2013

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online game) to practice identifying the when and hows about sharing information online....

Internet Searches Lesson Plan: Search Shark Game

January 30, 2013

In this internet searches lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online game) to practice identifying keywords that result in relevant informa...