Video Games in Classrooms: Lessons Learned

January 23, 2013

Join Marjee Chmiel, instructional technology specialist at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA and a former game designer, as she shares tried and tested tips for...

Getting Creative: Scientific Illustrations & Other Projects

January 23, 2013

All the way from Shanghai, we welcome Laura Brown, a high school science teacher, for this webinar on scientific illustrations and other creative projects. Find out how she and her students use BrainP...

Dig It Teaching Strategies

January 23, 2013

Dig it Teaching Strategies include exposing students to related fractions concepts, essential questions, and tips for successful game play. Exposing Students to Related Concepts: Students can be exp...

Ayiti Assessment Ideas

January 23, 2013

After students have played the Ayiti game, they will need to reflect upon and also share their experiences. This discussion’s goal is to explore the correlation between choices made, their respectiv...

A Tangled Web: Preparing to Play

January 23, 2013

It's useful to make sure all the students know relevant vocabulary prior to playing a Tangled Web. Be sure to teach the meanings of basic concepts related to angles, parallel lines, polygons, trian...

Battleship Numberline Math Game Teaching Strategies

January 23, 2013

Collaborative Learning Tips: Allow learners to work in pairs at a computer while playing the Battleship Numberline math game. Pairing learners of somewhat varying abilities together can be a good w...

Quandary, an Ethics and English Game: Preparing to Play

January 23, 2013

Before playing this ethics and English game, ask if students are familiar with the word "Quandary"? You may want to start the session by asking: “Do you know what the game’s title means? What is a...

Employee Lounge Math Game Collaborative Learning Tips

January 22, 2013

Have students play Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge math game collaboratively in teams or small groups. Ask students to help one another develop strategies for solving the puzzles. Structure the...

Refraction Game Teaching Strategies

January 18, 2013

The Refraction game teaches fractions by adopting three models: laser width (continuous), flow frequency (discrete), and lasers colored by denominator. In later stages of the game, students...

Recent Lesson Plans + Materials

January 17, 2013

Explore The Latest Teaching Resources We have dozens of graphic organizers, hundreds of lesson plans, and fun BrainPOP branded printables, like classroom posters, clipart, worksheets and more! ...