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....

Quandary Learning Game

January 26, 2013

Visit the Lesson Ideas page to find resources for Quandary, a free online game for reinforcing critical thinking and language arts skills....

Using BrainPOP to Teach about the Flu

January 24, 2013

Need to teach about the Flu? Experts say the flu epidemic is worse this winter than in recent years, and right now, the flu season is at its peak. You can use BrainPOP resources to help your students ...

Law Craft Game Play Strategies

January 23, 2013

Activating Prior Knowledge: Students can play and learn from the Law Craft game without any pre-teaching. However, they may get more out of the game if they have some background knowledge and game pl...

Flower Power Math Game Play Strategies

January 23, 2013

The Best Way to Grow: Tell Flower Power math game learners not to grow cheap flowers but to grow the stems and let them pollinate, so they progress quickly to more valuable flowers and fungi. Let the...

Branches of Power Assessment Ideas

January 23, 2013

This game helps students see how the branches of power are interrelated. Use the following questions to spark discussion on the Branches of Power game as to what students learned about the legislative...

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...

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...

Invasive Species Lesson Plan: The Invasion Game

January 20, 2013

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for students in grades 3-12, students will explore the effects of invasive species. They will participate in a game simulation in which they must stop carp (a no...

Main Idea of a Text Lesson Plan: The TSN2 Game

January 20, 2013

In this free online reading and writing lesson plan, designed for grade 8 and adaptable for grade 9, students use BrainPOP resources to practice finding and inferring the main idea of a text selection...