A Tangled Web – Essential Questions

May 29, 2013

How can you recognize what strategy to use for a specific problem? How are objects represented and compared using geometric attributes? How does use of real life tools like protractors and leve...

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 ...

Ratio Rumble Math Game: Tips and Tricks

May 19, 2013

The Ratio Rumble math game contains many levels that get progressively more difficult, and it could take students around three hours to beat the game. Therefore, make sure students understand they are...

Visualization, Connections, and Higher Order Thinking – a Guest Blog Post by Laura Gatto

May 17, 2013

“If you understand something in only one way, then you don't really understand it at all. The secret of what anything means to us depends on how we've connected it to all other things we know.” ...

Playful Learning Summit at GLS

May 16, 2013

Announcing the GLS Playful Learning Summit! Are you an educator passionate or curious about game-based learning and digital media?  You are invited to register for the 2013 Games+Learning+Society Pl...

BrainPOP and the Flipped Classroom

May 13, 2013

Make homework fun and involve parents: try a “flipped” lesson! We welcome Katie Neville, a true master educator with more than 40 years  of classroom experience and a current Technology Resource ...

Apps that Close the Gap Summit

May 9, 2013

BrainPOP is proud to be sponsoring the Apps that Close the Gap Summit at Teachers College, Columbia University this Saturday May 11th.  This unique day long summit is designed to address using techn...

Math Snacks: Free Math Games and Animations from NMSU and GameUp!

April 29, 2013

Drs. Karen Trujillo and Barbara Chamberlin of New Mexico State University introduce Math Snacks, a collection of free math games and animations designed to address math learning gaps in grades 5-7. Wa...

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...

Branches of Power Social Studies Game: Tips and Tricks

April 28, 2013

Allotting Students Time for Branches of Power: Branches of Power social studies game takes approximately 30-40 minutes to play. NOTE: Once the game officially after 30 minutes, learners will have the...