Wuzzit Trouble Game: Additional Features for My BrainPOP

January 18, 2016

Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If you have a school-wide subscription to BrainPOP, students will be able to use our SnapThought® tool to play Wuzzit Trouble ...

BirdSleuth Sound Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

November 18, 2015

In this BirdSleuth lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students learn about sound and how spectrograms reflect pitch and duration. Students then create their own spectrogram to represent ...

Building Fluency with Math Games on GameUp!

September 9, 2015

The first few weeks of school are spent reviewing those skills and concepts students learned the previous year, but may not have practiced over the summer. Math skills are often among those “forgott...

Helping to Build a “Nation of Makers”

June 12, 2015

We’re so proud to announce our involvement with the National Week of Making, celebrating the builders, creators, designers, and problem solvers among us! Running today through June 18th, the Nationa...

Equal Splitting Lesson Plan: Slice Fractions Game

January 7, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore equal parts, equal splitting, fractions, equivalent fractions, and other ma...

New on GameUp: Game Over Gopher

September 22, 2014

Game Over Gopher is an engaging and educational game by Math Snacks that allows students to explore plotting functions on a grid. You can use the game to introduce students to the graphing topic or to...

Video: Teaching with Game Over Gopher Math Game

August 27, 2014

Follow exemplary teacher, Sharon Johnson, as she uses Game Over Gopher math game with her class. Learn strategies for engaging the class in discussion, game mechanics, and fun complementary learning ...

Game Over Gopher Math Game PDF Teaching Guide

August 27, 2014

Check out this 4 page Game Over Gopher math game PDF teaching guide from the game's developer, Math Snacks. You'll find Common Core State Standards, lesson objectives, extension activities, discussion...

Avoiding the “Summer Slump” with Math Games

June 26, 2014

Today's guest blogger, Derek Lomas, shares research about the dreaded summer slump and ways to support students from losing progress over the summer. Derek is a  learning scientist at Carnegie Mellon...

Extending Student Learning After Gate Game Play

June 23, 2014

After your students play the free math game Gate, you may want to explore the extension activities associated with Gate game play in the PDF below which is provided by the game developer, NMSU. You'll...