Matter Sorter

Matter Sorter Game Teaching Strategies

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Use the Matter Sorter game along with the lesson plan to provide several ways of describing States of Matter to your students.  Also, think about when best to introduce the lesson or the game, accord...
Math Game Essential Questions

Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge Math Game: Essential Questions

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How do I recognize what strategy to use for a specific problem? How can numbers be expressed, ordered, and compared? What strategies can be used to solve for unknowns? Create a purpose for l...
Flower Power Math Game

Flower Power: Math Game Essential Questions

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How are common and decimal fractions alike and different? How are models best used to see how fractional parts can be combined or separated? How can I use concrete materials and drawi...
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A Tangled Web – Essential Questions

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How can you recognize what strategy to use for a specific problem? How are objects represented and compared using geometric attributes? How does use of real life tools like protractors and leve...
Student-Made Games!

Ayiti Essential Questions

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What characterizes civilization and what enables it to flourish? What is the impact of society on the life of the individual, and what is the impact of the individual on society? How ...
Ratio Rumble Math Game Tips and Tricks

Ratio Rumble Math Game: Tips and Tricks

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The Ratio Rumble math game contains many levels that get progressively more difficult, and it could take students around three hours to beat the game. Therefore, make sure students understand they are...
digital storytelling

Visualization, Connections, and Higher Order Thinking – a Guest Blog Post by Laura Gatto

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“If you understand something in only one way, then you don't really understand it at all. The secret of what anything means to us depends on how we've connected it to all other things we know.” ...
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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...
Flipped Classroom and BrainPOP

BrainPOP and the Flipped Classroom

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Make homework fun and involve parents: try a “flipped” lesson! We welcome Katie Neville, a true master educator with more than 40 years  of classroom experience and a current Technology Resource ...
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Apps that Close the Gap Summit

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BrainPOP is proud to be sponsoring the Apps that Close the Gap Summit at Teachers College, Columbia University this Saturday May 11th.  This unique day long summit is designed to address using techn...