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Context Clues – New Content on BrainPOP

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

We're excited to announce the debut of yet another BrainPOP topic that can help explain a popular reading strategy, Context Clues. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim explains how to use context clues to figu...
Blended Lesson Plans and Games!

Using Games in Blended Lesson Plans

Posted by SM Bruner on

Want to make your mark as a blended educator, using web-based games to enhance students' learning? Look no further than the fast-evolving world of using Digital Games Based Learning in the classroom. ...

Organs and Body Systems Lesson Plan: The Guts and Bolts Game

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

In this organs and body systems lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the primary functions of various body systems. Students will also explore the...

Government Functions Lesson Plan: Checks and Balances Game

Posted by angelawatson on

In this checks and balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, student explore the functions of each branch of the U.S. government. Students use an online interactive game to review how t...
Quandary Assessment

Quandary Assessment Ideas

Posted by angelawatson on

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...

U.S. Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Powers Lesson Plan: Branches of Government Game

Posted by angelawatson on

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use a free online game to sort  sort the three branches of government : Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. Students then extend the...

Fractions on a Number Line Lesson Ideas: The Pearl Diver Game

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In these number line lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-8, students play an online math game to practice identifying, comparing, and ordering fractions on a number line....

Combining Numbers Lesson Plan: Monster School Bus Game

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In this combining numbers lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 1-5, students will use the fun Monster School Bus online math game to practice creating number combinations (such as whole numbers...
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Quandary Ethics and English Game: Opinion Tracker

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

Download this PDF to help students organize their thinking while playing the award-winning English game, Quandary....
Simple Machines

Simple Machines: Preparing for Play

Posted by Dana Burnell on

Introduce the concept of simple machines using a classroom door! Students like to see how simple machines are a part of everyday life, and this is an easy way to illustrate that fact. Through the acti...