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Institute of Play Design Pack: Systems Thinking

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Teachers at Quest to Learn schools and staff at Institute of Play use the tools in this Systems Thinking Design Pack to support teachers and students in building knowledge and skills in systems thinki...
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Institute of Play Design Pack: Games and Learning

Posted by Laura Gatto on

"What if teachers could harness their creativity and knowledge to engage students in new and exciting ways?  What if teachers supported each other in becoming designers of their own games for learnin...
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New on GameUp: MedMyst Animal Alert Science Game

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MedMyst Animal Alert is a brand new science game from our partner, Rice University. Designed for students in grades 5-12, MedMyst Animal Alert allows students to take on the role of epidemiologists, m...
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Playful Assessment: BrainPOP’s Sortify Game

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Originally Recorded June 2014 Join us as we explore BrainPOP’s Sortify Game. Designed for “playful assessment,” Sortify covers a range of core subjects and is appropriate for lower elementary...
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6 new Drafting Board games are now on GameUp!

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That's right--we've got six new games from the Drafting Board series, created by our incredible partner iCivics. Drafting Board games are designed to allow students in grades 5-12 to explore the proce...
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What Makes a Great Educational Game? Peek Into Our Game Evaluation Process and GLS 2014

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There are a ton of really great games out there - but a lot of them never make it into the classroom. Why is this? The reasons include poor distribution, technical challenges, and a lack of teacher su...

Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself Game Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students explore cool science careers by using an online game to take on the role of a scientists in the fields of Neuropsychology, Toxicology, ...
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Games for Change Most Significant Impact Game Award Winner – Mission US

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We're so excited to congratulate our partner, WNET THIRTEEN and Electric Funstuff for Mission US - A Cheyenne Odyssey, recipient of the prestigious Most Significant Impact Game award at the 2014 Gam...
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Go Vector Go Physics Game Game Controls and Goals

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The slideshow below provides a brief overview of the controls which are used to play the online physics game, as well as the objectives for winning Go Vector Go. [gallery ids="46673,46672,46671,46...
Go Vector Go Science Game Trailer

Go Vector Go Science Game Trailer

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This Go Vector Go science game trailer from game developer UCLA/CRESST gives you an overview of the fun physics game game in action!...