Photo credit: Unknown source Research provides a solid way for students to learn about the systems of the body. As teams they can create a presentation to share what they learned with others. For the muscular system, they can use these guiding questions: What is its main function, and what other functions are provided?, What […]
Photo credit: The History Channel As students learn about the various systems of the body, I like to break up some of the work on packets with some small labs and with 4 episodes from the series titled Evolve from the History Channel. I like to show the episode titled “Skin” when students learn about […]
Photo credit: If you think you have what it takes to be a trivia master, play Know it All! This game asks trivia questions related to the following categories: English, Math, Reading, Science, & Social Studies. The first one to 1,000 points wins!
Photo credit: In Other Words is a game where the player is provided the letters of one word, and these need to be scrambled to form a new word. Sometimes it is as simple as swapping the first and last letter and bringing down the vowel, but don’t get stuck on that choice, as the […]
Photo credit: Click States is a game that students can play to learn about where the states and capitals are within the United States. They can also learn the nicknames of the states. Disclaimer: This game is only for review and beating a timer. It does not teach the information.
Photo credit: Coin Collector is a fun game for adding up a dollar in change. It has the feel of Mario Bros. There is $1.64 is blocks that can be hit. The player is provided an amount that they need to match, by hitting the correct coin combination. The counter adds as the coins are […]
Photo credit: Math Race is a game where players can practice their arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division). The faster the player solves the math problems, the faster the avatar runs. First one to the finish line wins, so run fast!
Photo credit: Wordyloo is a word building game. You can build words in any direction (forwards, backwards, diagonally). All words must be at least 3 letters long. Some letters are worth bonus point. Periodically you can swap out a row of letters. This is a fun and challenging game for players of all ages.
Photo credit: Turbo Typer is a fun game for beginners. I think that you can still type a bit slower and still win races. There are interesting racetracks to select. I like the space track, and the deserted island track. You can practice typing with the top, middle, or bottom row of letters.
Photo credit: Bubble Count is a fun game for students learning to count from 1 to 20, and for recognizing what those numbers look like. I like that players get to add fish to the background when they win a round.