City of Immigrants

Mission US: City of Immigrants is now on GameUp

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We're proud to announce the addition of City of Immigrants to our growing collection of wonderful Mission US games. These games immerse students in U.S. history through interactive role-playing experi...
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Using Games in the Classroom

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Katrina Schwartz's blog post for  MindShift on November 24, 2014 entitled, "Some Struggles Teachers Face Using Games in the Classroom" brings to light the many barriers to implementing game-based ...
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New on GameUp: American Revolution Timeline

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If you teach American history, you'll love the latest game on BrainPOP's GameUp! In conjunction with our partner, Museum of the American Revolution, we've just added American Revolution Timeline to ou...
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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...
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...
Social Studies Game: Cheyenne Odyssey

Mission 3: Cheyenne Odyssey Social Studies Game

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Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for Mission 3: Cheyenne Odyssey, a free online history and social studies game....
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Do I Have a Right? Teacher Support and Assessment Ideas

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Check out this brief screencast to learn about assessment ideas and teaching and learning resources available for the Do I Have a Right? game....
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Do I Have a Right? Overview Game Trailer

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Watch this brief overview game trailer to learn more about the game Do I Have a Right? by iCivics....
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Do I Have a Right? Social Studies Game: Tips and Tricks

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Here are some tips to help you use the iCivics social studies game Do I Have Right? with your students: Have students use their real names if you plan to collect their game results. Make sure st...

Mission 3: Cheyenne Odyssey Ideas for Building Background Knowledge

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Prior to implementing the Cheyenne Odyssey Lesson Plan and Game, it is important to build students' background knowledge about the Cheyenne and Plains Indians. We recommend familiarizing yourself w...