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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, ...
Most Significant Impact Game Award 2014

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!...

Physics for Kids Lesson Plan: Go Vector Go Game

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In this physics for kids lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use an online game to explore advanced physics concepts such as force magnitude, force direction, friction, mass, grav...
Sortify and Assessment

The Sortify Game: A New Experiment in Playful Assessment

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Sortify is a brand new offering from BrainPOP's GameUp that's designed to be used as a playful assessment. It’s an open-ended tool that is flexible enough to work for all grade levels (K-12) and ma...
Educational Game Trailer

Sortify Educational Game Trailer

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Want to see the Sortify game in action? Check out this educational game trailer which explains how to play the game, as well as teaching and assessment tips for Sortify. You'll also see how students c...
Martin Esterman Math Game Webinar

Multiply the Impact: Martin Esterman’s Newest Math Game

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Originally Recorded March 2014 We recently welcomed Martin Esterman, 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge winner, for a discussion and to take a look at his newest math game, Multiplication Bloc...