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...
Sortify Multiplication Game

Sortify Multiplication Game Discussion Starters

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Use these Sortify Multiplication Game Discussion Starters to help students reflect on their learning during and after the Sortify: Multiplication game, and expand the discussion to how game play relat...
Teacher Resources

Assessment Strategies and Teacher Resources for Employee Cafeteria

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The screencast outlines the teacher resources and assessment strategies for using the "Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Cafeteria" math game on BrainPOP's GameUp.  How are you using this game for asses...

Game-Based Learning Resources

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We offer game-based learning lesson plans, research on games for learning, game making tools, student-made games, and more to support game-based-learning (GBL) using GameUp....
Sortify Discussion Starters

Sortify Discussion Starters

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What strategies did you use when choosing your bucket labels? How did you decide which bin to place your tiles in when there was more than one option? Which tiles were the most diffi...
Sortify Game Tips and Tricks

Sortify Game: Tips and Tricks

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You can use the following Sortify game tips and tricks to enhance student learning as they play the game, and to encourage awareness during play. Observe which bucket labels students are choosing a...
Pearl Diver Math Game Essential Questions

Pearl Diver Math Game Essential Questions

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How can fractions be expressed, ordered, and compared? How is adding and subtracting fractions different and similar from working with whole numbers? How can number lines help us to predict the...
Monster School Bus Game Tips and Tricks

Monster School Bus Game Tips and Tricks

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Unlocking All Levels On the level select screen, you can press the Shift and C keys simultaneously to unlock all the levels in the game. You want students to use this feature in order to jump ahead a...
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Mine Shaft Math Game: Essential Questions

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How can you recognize what strategy to use for a specific problem? What different interpretations can be obtained from a particular pattern or relationship? How does the shape of an object inf...
Math Game Essential Questions

Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge Math Game: Essential Questions

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How do I recognize what strategy to use for a specific problem? How can numbers be expressed, ordered, and compared? What strategies can be used to solve for unknowns? Create a purpose for l...