## Combining Numbers Lesson Plan: Monster School Bus Game

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In this combining numbers lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 1-5, students will use the fun Monster School Bus online math game to practice creating number combinations (such as whole numbers ...

## Ninja Kitchen Health Game

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Visit the Lesson Ideas page to find resources for Ninja Kitchen, a free online game for teaching health and food safety concepts....

## BrainPOP Rolls Out New Educator Resource Pages for Every GameUp Game!

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Just this week, we've quietly rolled out a new group of support pages on BrainPOP Educators.  We have created game specific pages to help support your implementation of GameUp games in class! Every...

## Simple Machines: Preparing for Play

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Introduce the concept of simple machines using a classroom door! Students like to see how simple machines are a part of everyday life, and this is an easy way to illustrate that fact. Through the acti...

## Pyramid Panic Tips and Tricks

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The pyramid in the Pyramid Panic game has four zones, each of which features three levels and a Boss Level, making 16 levels in total. Each zone contains a unique mix of mathematical problems, with th...

## Number Jumble Math Game: Game Play Strategies

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This is a great math game for teaching students to find patterns with numbers. Decide whether you want students to work with whole numbers or in decimals, then refresh students’ memories of the multip...

## Guts and Bolts Tips and Tricks

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Here are some helpful tips and tricks for using the Guts and Bolts game with your class: The first few levels are fun to watch students work through trial and error. Let students have those mome...

## Food Fight Tips and Tricks

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Playing Food Fight as a Class: Project the game onto a white screen or use an interactive whiteboard. Have students take turns in selecting species and offering one another strategy suggestions. Pla...

## Video Games in Classrooms: Lessons Learned

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Join Marjee Chmiel, instructional technology specialist at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA and a former game designer, as she shares tried and tested tips for...

## Getting Scientific with GameUp

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Join 5th-grade teacher and BrainPOP advisor Robert Miller for an in depth exploration of using GameUp games in science class.  Learn how playing well-designed educational games is not only great fun, ...