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New on GameUp: Slice Fractions

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Our newest partner on GameUp is Ululab, and they're bringing a fantastic new game! Check out Slice Fractions, a math game that helps students master the concept of fractions. Players must guide a w...
Slice Fractions Game

Slice Fractions Game Guide

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The Slice Fractions game is designed to introduce children to the concept of fractions by solving physic puzzles. This guide, provided by game developer Ululab, reveals the underlying conceptual learn...
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Serious Games into the K-16 Classroom with Victoria Van Voorhis

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In this video talk with Victoria Van Voorhis of Rochester discusses the challenges in taking serious games and interactive media from the margins to the mainstream across the K-16 spectrum. Her essent...
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Guide to Digital Games and Learning from MindShift

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The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning started as a series of blog posts written by Jordan Shapiro with support of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and the Games and...
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Making Change and Other Money Skills with BrainPOP Jr.

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Did you know that BrainPOP Jr. now offers a new movie called Making Change Under a Dollar? You can have students use the interactive game to practice making change, or complete the printable activi...
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New on GameUp: Game Over Gopher

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Game Over Gopher is an engaging and educational game by Math Snacks that allows students to explore plotting functions on a grid. You can use the game to introduce students to the graphing topic or to...
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Learn Principles of Ed Tech and Game Design with EdX online MOOC

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You may be already be familiar with our colleagues at MIT's Education Arcade and Scheller Teacher Education Programs by playing any one of the three Lure of the Labyrinth math games on GameUp! Perhaps...
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Video: Teaching with Game Over Gopher Math Game

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Follow exemplary teacher, Sharon Johnson, as she uses Game Over Gopher math game with her class. Learn strategies for engaging the class in discussion, game mechanics, and fun complementary learning ...
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Avoiding the “Summer Slump” with Math Games

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Today's guest blogger, Derek Lomas, shares research about the dreaded summer slump and ways to support students from losing progress over the summer. Derek is a  learning scientist at Carnegie Mellon...

Mental Math Lesson Plan: Gate Game

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students will use a free math game to construct increasingly large numbers. They will practice skills in mental math, place value, operations (i...