## Government Functions Lesson Plan: Checks and Balances Game

June 4, 2013

In this checks and balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, student explore the functions of each branch of the U.S. government. Students use an online interactive game to review how t...

## Quandary Assessment Ideas

April 28, 2013

Quandary is a great springboard for discussion, so plan to leave a chunk of time for this at the end of the session. We've provided several assessment ideas in the form of sample questions and areas f...

## U.S. Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Powers Lesson Plan: Branches of Government Game

April 18, 2013

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use a free online game to sort  sort the three branches of government : Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. Students then extend the...

## Fractions on a Number Line Lesson Ideas: The Pearl Diver Game

April 17, 2013

In these number line lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-8, students play an online math game to practice identifying, comparing, and ordering fractions on a number line....

## 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...

## Quandary Ethics and English Game: Opinion Tracker

January 27, 2013

Download this PDF to help students organize their thinking while playing the award-winning English game, Quandary....

## Simple Machines: Preparing for Play

January 24, 2013

Introduce the concept of simple machines using a classroom door! Students like to see how simple machines are a part of everyday life, and this is an easy way to illustrate that fact. Through the acti...

## 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...

## Number Jumble Math Game Lesson Plan: Multiples

November 28, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students will use BrainPOP Jr. and BrainPOP resources (including an online math game) to practice multiplying whole numbers and/or decimals. Stu...

## Fractions Lesson Plan: Treefrog Treasure

November 18, 2012

In this fractions lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students will use BrainPOP resources and an online math game to explore fractions and match and/or compare fractional amounts....