BrainPOP in Mooresville NC – a Video from EdWeek

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Mooresville North Carolina has gotten national publicity for their successful implementation of a one-to-one laptop program. So we were thrilled to see that BrainPOP was featured in a video about Moor...
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Topic Specific Lesson Ideas Come to BrainPOP Jr – Search Less, Find More

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Are you ready to take BrainPOP Jr to the next level with your students? Then go ahead, click that shiny new "lesson ideas" button on every BrainPOP Jr. Topic page! Clicking this button for a whole new...
Pearl Diver Math Game Essential Questions

Pearl Diver Math Game Essential Questions

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How can fractions be expressed, ordered, and compared? How is adding and subtracting fractions different and similar from working with whole numbers? How can number lines help us to predict the...
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Ninja Kitchen: Health Game Learning Objectives

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Can your students take the heat in this kitchen? Ninja Kitchen health game learning objectives include: Learning the importance of washing hands before eating and cooking Understanding t...

Ninja Kitchen: Preparing for Play

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Show students the two minute overview movie which outlines how the Ninja Kitchen game works and its objectives....
Monster School Bus Game Tips and Tricks

Monster School Bus Game Tips and Tricks

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Unlocking All Levels On the level select screen, you can press the Shift and C keys simultaneously to unlock all the levels in the game. You want students to use this feature in order to jump ahead a...

Matter Sorter Essential Questions

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What is matter and how does it behave? How do we know that objects or materials can exist as solids, liquids, or gasses, or plasmas by observing their properties/attributes? How does plasma dif...

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, accordi...
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...