Multiply the Impact: Martin Esterman’s Newest Math Game

March 27, 2014

Originally Recorded March 2014 We recently welcomed Martin Esterman, 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge winner, for a discussion and to take a look at his newest math game, Multiplication Bloc...

Teaching with Monster School Bus: Math Snacks and GameUP

March 13, 2014

In this tutorial video, follow exemplary teacher, Sharon Johnson, as she uses the game "Monster School Bus" with her class. She shares some of the strategies she uses for engaging the class in discuss...

Sortify Multiplication Game Discussion Starters

February 28, 2014

Use these Sortify Multiplication Game Discussion Starters to help students reflect on their learning during and after the Sortify: Multiplication game, and expand the discussion to how game play relat...

Assessment Strategies and Teacher Resources for Employee Cafeteria

January 30, 2014

The screencast outlines the teacher resources and assessment strategies for using the "Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Cafeteria" math game on BrainPOP's GameUp.  How are you using this game for asses...

Teacher Resources and Assessment Strategies for Monster School Bus

January 30, 2014

This screencast outlines teacher support materials and assessment strategies for using the Monster School Bus math game by New Mexico State University's Learning Games lab....

Game Strategy Worksheet for Monster School Bus

January 21, 2014

For use while playing Monster School Bus, this game strategy worksheet encourages students to record their general strategy for game-play and then to write down specific number combinations for each l...

Employee Cafeteria Graphic Organizer

December 13, 2013

Download this graphic organizer from our partner, Thinkport, to help students record their thinking and strategies while playing the Lure of the Labyrinth: Employee Cafeteria game. You can also view o...

More Ideas for Teaching with the Monster School Bus Math Game

September 4, 2013

Download additional lesson suggestions for teaching with the Monster School Bus math game from our partner, NMSU. ...

Math Facts and Number Sense Lesson Plan: The Jelly Bean Game

April 15, 2013

In this number sense lesson plan which is adaptable for grades K-4, students will use jelly beans in an online game and real jellybeans as math manipulatives to practice number sense concepts, such as...

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...