## A Free Game for Practicing Number Sense Skills

November 1, 2012

Battleship Numberline is a fun game by Numbaland that can be used to teach and reinforce all kinds of number sense skills: whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and measurement! You can utilize Battles...

## 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....

## Free Online Geometry Games from Manga High

January 16, 2013

BrainPOP's GameUp offers two online geometry games from Manga High to help students sharpen their geometry skills for free! Pyramid Panic is a geometry game set in Ancient Egypt. Players have bee...

## Drop Zone Teaching Strategies

January 18, 2013

Use these Drop Zone Teaching Strategies to integrate game play into your classroom and into discussion! These ideas include several essential questions, tips for game play, pause points and common mis...

## 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...

## 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...

## 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...

## 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...

## Number Jumble Math Game: Game Play Strategies

January 24, 2013

This is a great math game for teaching students to find patterns with numbers. Decide whether you want students to work with whole numbers or in decimals, then refresh students’ memories of the mult...

## Pyramid Panic Tips and Tricks

January 24, 2013

The pyramid in the Pyramid Panic game has four zones, each of which features three levels and a Boss Level, making 16 levels in total. Each zone contains a unique mix of mathematical problems, with th...