Flower Power Math Game Play Strategies

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The Best Way to Grow: Tell Flower Power math game learners not to grow cheap flowers but to grow the stems and let them pollinate, so they progress quickly to more valuable flowers and fungi. Let the...
Scientific Illustrations Video

Getting Creative: Scientific Illustrations & Other Projects

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All the way from Shanghai, we welcome Laura Brown, a high school science teacher, for this webinar on scientific illustrations and other creative projects. Find out how she and her students use BrainP...
Ethics and English Game

Quandary: Preparing to Play & Guiding Questions (with ELL Support)

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Before playing this ethics and English game, ask if students are familiar with the word "Quandary"? You may want to start the session by asking: “Do you know what the game’s title means? What is a qua...
Educational Games

Educational Games: 5 Ways to Structure Game Play

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There are lots of different ways you can have students explore online educational games. Here are five general approaches we can recommend to structure game play: Whole Class Game Play: Project the g...
Games and Graphic Organizers

Using Graphic Organizers with Games

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Some students will prefer to figure out games in their heads, but others may need additional support. When introducing a game to your class, consider offering scratch paper or graphic organizers to he...

Setting Cooperative Gaming Expectations

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If you are allowing students to cooperatively play an educational game, make sure you go over expectations for being a good cooperative gaming partner. Explain what it looks like and sounds like to wo...
Food Fight Species Cards

Food Fight Species Cards

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These Food Fight species cards help students organize and think through game play....

Greek Gods Lesson Plan: Learning About Greek Mythology

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the gods and goddesses of Greek mythology who were also later worshipped, though renamed by, the Roma...

Main Idea Lesson Plan: It’s a Real Life Skill!

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore main idea. Students will practice finding the main idea of popular movies, music ...

Digestive System Lesson Plan: Build-A-Body Game

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In this digestive system lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use a free online science interactive to learn about the organs and organ substructures of the human digestive system....