Sortify Game Tips and Tricks

Sortify Game: Tips and Tricks

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You can use the following Sortify game tips and tricks to enhance student learning as they play the game, and to encourage awareness during play. Observe which bucket labels students are choosing and...

Battleship Numberline in the Wall Street Journal – Games Really Do Make a Difference!

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Earlier this week, a Wall Street Journal article looked at the importance of mastering fractions in the early grades. Writer Sue Shellenbarger referenced Battleship Numberline - a GameUp title from ou...
Common Core-Aligned

Common Core-Aligned BrainPOP and GameUp Content

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Much of our BrainPOP content has been designed with the Common Core State Standards in mind. This screencast shares some examples of Common Core-aligned content that can help students achieve! Visit t...
Using the TSN-2 Print Report Option

Using the TSN-2 Print Report Option

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At the end of the TSN-2 game, students will be able to use the print feature to create a report of their work. Using the TSN-2 Print Report Option allows students either to print and submit these open...

New on GameUp: Carpenter’s Cut

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BrainPOP is excited to include Carpenter's Cut in our collection of Math, Engineering and Technology games on GameUp! Developed by our partner Hooda Math, the Carpenter's Cut game allows students to t...
Filament Games Teaching Strategies

Reach for the Sun Teaching Strategies

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Use these teaching strategies to enhance your students' experience of the Reach for the Sun game: How realistic is the game's representation of being a plant? Encourage students to explore this questi...
Teaching with the Monster School Bus Math Game

More Ideas for Teaching with the Monster School Bus Math Game

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Download additional lesson suggestions for teaching with the Monster School Bus math game from our partner, NMSU. ...

CSI Flight Adventures: Flight School Essential Questions

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How can air make an object lift off the ground? How does the shape of an object help to slow it down as it falls through air? How does an aircraft overcome its weight and the push of air to lif...
Martin Luther King Jr. "dream" speech

“I Have a Dream” at 50: Teaching the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by their character." -Martin Luther King, Jr. It was a call ...
Medal of Freedom 2013 winners: Sally Ride, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton, Loretta Lynn

Curriculum Connections for the 2013 Presidential Medals of Freedom

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Every year, the President of the United States confers Presidential Medals of Freedom on a number of highly accomplished Americans who have had profound effects on society. Yesterday, President Obama ...