game based learning

Kid-Friendly Board Game with STEM Connections

Throughout the school year, I’m always on the lookout for new ways to support teaching and learning. Earlier this year, the team behind Drop Squad: The Escape reached out to me. They’ve developed a kid-friendly board game that connects to strategy and STEM skills. Kid-Friendly STEM Board Game How does it work? As you can […]

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How To Use Game-Based Learning in Your Classroom

If you’ve thought about using gameplay in your classroom, there is a fantastic new book on the topic! Earlier this year at the annual ISTE Conference in Philadelphia, I snagged a copy of an excellent new book. It’s titled Power Up Your Classroom: Reimagine Learning Through Gameplay. It provides actionable information for educators interested in […]

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Odeum Role-Playing Games for Education for Critical Thinking

Using role-playing games for education? The folks at Odeum are developing customizable and ready-to-go educational games for teachers.  These role-playing games apply to a variety of subjects including social studies, language arts, literature and more. Educators can also choose from games that feature Macbeth and Anne Frank or use different historical environments for customizable activities. Their “plug-and-play” kits of theaters, actors, and […]

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Math Game-Based Learning with Prodigy: Free Learning Tool

There is no better time to motivate and empower students than at the beginning of a new school year. Introducing math game-based learning into the classroom can help you do just that! Prodigy’s curriculum-aligned math game is one I would certainly recommend you check out. Math Game-Based Learning Prodigy is a completely free adaptive math […]

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Prodigy Free, Common Core Math Game

Game-based learning is a topic we have covered numerous times on ClassTechTips. In search of a Common Core Math Game? If you have not already experimented with game-based learning with your class, make 2015 the year you do! Common Core Math Game One program that is doing a fantastic job of gamifying common core math is Prodigy. […]

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