Pause Points Graphic Organizer

October 30, 2013

One of the most popular strategies for using BrainPOP in the classroom is through adding pause points, briefly pausing the movie to clarify  student understanding. Turn this classic strategy into an...

Using the TSN-2 Print Report Option

September 6, 2013

At the end of the TSN-2 game, students will be able to use the print feature to create a report of their work. Using the TSN-2 Print Report Option allows students  either to print and submit these o...

Reach for the Sun Teaching Strategies

September 4, 2013

Use these teaching strategies to enhance your students' experience of the Reach for the Sun game: How realistic is the game's representation of being a plant? Encourage students to explore this questi...

Court Quest Teaching Strategies

May 29, 2013

Allotting Time for Court Quest: Plan on approximately 15-30 minutes of play time, depending on the learner’s reading speed and selection of timed or casual modes. Court Quest as an Individual or G...

Chain Game Hands-On Learning Strategies

May 29, 2013

Chain Game teaches users how to replace a sound in one word to make another word, and continue to do this until they have a sequence or chain of five words. For example, a user must change one letter ...

Carpenter’s Cut Teaching Strategies

May 29, 2013

The Carpenter’s Cut game works well as both an independent learning activity and a collaborative one. Pair up students of different abilities so that more advanced students can teach students who ...

Ayiti Essential Questions

May 22, 2013

What characterizes civilization and what enables it to flourish? What is the impact of society on the life of the individual, and what is the impact of the individual on society? How ...

Project T.R.I.G. Teaching Strategies

May 19, 2013

Encourage students to experiment with the GRID and DATA options using the toggle switch. How does this information help them create more accurate trajectories and score additional points? Guide s...

Lord of the Flies Game Play Strategies

April 28, 2013

In the first part of the game, you are supposed to match objects, thoughts and sentences with the correct boy. Match an object by pointing at it with the mouse, drag it with the mouse button pressed d...

Control of the Cell Cycle Tips and Tricks

April 28, 2013

As "Cell Division Supervisor" inside the cell nucleus, the learner’s job in the Control of the Cell Cycle Game is to control cell division to make sure each stage of the cell cycle occurs in the cor...