Ethical Decision Making

Developing Ethical Decision-Making Through Play

Posted by SM Bruner on

Can a game teach children to navigate ethical minefields? Scot Osterweil (of MIT Education Arcade) and Peter Stidwill (Learning Games Network) designed Quandary to do just that. They’ll demo this m...
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Games For Change Award Nominations go to GameUp Partners Filament and Learning Games Network!

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

Congratulations to GameUp partners Filament Games and Learning Games Network for their nominations in the "Best Gameplay" category at the annual Games for Change awards this June. LGN's game,  Quanda...
Quandary Assessment

Quandary Assessment Ideas

Posted by angelawatson on

Quandary is a great springboard for discussion, so plan to leave a chunk of time for this at the end of the session. We've provided several assessment ideas in the form of sample questions and areas f...
brainpop and learning games network

Playful Learning Event with BrainPOP and Learning Games Network

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

On Saturday March 23rd, BrainPOP and Learning Games Network hosted a select group of educators for a one day professional development workshop designed to make game based learning a reality in the cla...
Ethics and English Game

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

Posted by Dana Burnell on

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...
Game Jam at MIT

BrainPOP GameUp Game Jam at MIT

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Boston Area Teachers: GameUp Game Jam at MIT!   Friday, 11 January 2013, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. EST   Join local learning game designers, educational researchers, and fellow teachers...