Stack the States 2: Geography Game for iPads

If you’re looking for a new way to get students excited about geography, Stack the States 2 is worth checking out. This geography game for iPads and iPhones is an updated version of the earlier app you may already be familiar with. Stack the States 2 has interactive maps, 3D visuals and tons of questions […]

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Odeum Role-Playing Games for Education for Critical Thinking

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 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 scene maps cover different topics and […]

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Coda Coding Game: iPad Creation Tool for Students

Coda Game is a coding app for iPads that gives students the power to create their own games.  With this coding game, kids can build their own games with visual code blocks.  Students follow the steps and create their own game to play and share. Coda Coding Game The idea behind apps like Coda Game is […]

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Fractions App for Elementary: Motion Math on iPad & Android

Motion Math: Fractions! is a fantastic fractions app for elementary school students.  This engaging app asks students to tap on the screen to answer fraction problems. It includes multiple levels for students to work through as they master fraction concepts.  One thing that I love about this app is how fun it is to play. […]

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Webinar 12/10 – How to Use Game-Based Learning to Promote a Growth Mindset

This Thursday, December 10th at 6PM ET I’m joining the folks at Prodigy for a completely free 30 minute webinar.  Prodigy is a completely free adaptive math game that integrates Common Core, MAFS, and TEKS standards into a fantasy style game students will love to play.  In this webinar you’ll learn how you can use the latest tools […]

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Door 24 Plus: Math Fact & Computational Fluency Game

Door 24 Plus is a free iPad math app for students in grades 1-8.  It works to establish students’ fact fluency and then builds computational fluency.  Door 24 Plus requires students to solve problems using basic facts, number sense and algebraic thinking.  This iPad app contains two games: Snargg Splatt to develop fact fluency and Victor […]

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Math Game-Based Learning with Prodigy: Free Learning Tool

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

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QuBowl Online Quiz Bowl Platform

If you’ve ever coached Quiz Bowl, you know how tough it can be to not only motivate your players to train but also to track their progress. QuBowl is an online Quiz Bowl training platform that uses analytics to help students and teams train more effectively. Players can practice with category quizzes and daily practice […]

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Master Basic Math Skills App with Numbie

Numbie is a mobile app for iPads and Android tablets that offers over 1,200 math challenges for students.  Aligned with first grade Common Core skills, Numbie is designed for children aged four to seven years old.  This colorful app has different chapters and levels that take students through a variety of topics.  They’ll tackle counting, […]

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When do games inspire learning? Game-Based Learning Webinar May 18

On May 18th, I am moderating a webinar on game-based learning in the classroom with leading expert Greg Toppo, USA Today’s K-12 education writer (and a former teacher). Greg has been researching game-based learning in schools, and he recently wrote The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter after finding himself […]

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