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BrainPOP & Friends at SXSWEdu: Game On and GameUp

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Explore the many different voices in games for teaching and learning! Thanks to you and your votes, our panel “Listen Up! Speak Up! GameUp! A Game Data Discussion,” has made it into 2014’s SXS...
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Developing Ethical Decision-Making Through Play

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Can a game teach children to navigate ethical minefields? Scot Osterweil (of MIT Education Arcade) and Peter Stidwill (Learning Games Network) designed Quandary to do just that. They’ll demo this m...
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Chef Solus’ Build-a-Meal Game is Now on GameUp

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We’re excited to introduce Chef Solus' Build-a-Meal game, created by Nourish Interactive. We invited Maggie LaBarbera, RN MBA and President of Nourish Interactive to share a bit of background on...
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Changegamer Strives to be a Gamechanger

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Guest blogger Mike Farley has been teaching middle and high school Geography for 12 years in the Toronto District School Board and currently at University of Toronto Schools in Canada (UTS is an indep...
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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...
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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 ope...
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Martin Esterman: Games, Math Fluency and Award Winning Ways

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Martin Esterman, the National STEM Video Game Challenge winner, joins us for a webinar on math fluency and the Common Core State Standards for Math practice. Martin tells us why he’s decided to use ...
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Playful Learning Summit at GLS

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Announcing the GLS Playful Learning Summit! Are you an educator passionate or curious about game-based learning and digital media?  You are invited to register for the 2013 Games+Learning+Society Pl...
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Games For Change Award Nominations go to GameUp Partners Filament and Learning Games Network!

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Congratulations to GameUp partners Filament Games and Learning Games Network for their nominations in the "Best Gameplay" category at the annual Games for Change awards this June. LGN's game,  Quanda...
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Election-Themed Games from iCivics: On The Ballot

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These election-themed games have just what you need to teach your students about the path to becoming president. Our friends at iCivics join us for this hour-long webinar to discuss the fabulous teac...