Lesson Plans for Dice
by Jennifer Petsche
Looking to liven up your class's studies of math and/or probability? Take a look at these lesson plans for using dice to spice things up. Six activities are described, including and printable worksheets!
How to Bring Games
into the Classroom
by Rosshalde Pak
In this follow-up to last month's article, Rosshalde describes specific types of games that you can bring into your classroom, and how they can help your students.
After School Board Game Programs
by Reisa Schwartzman
This month, Reisa takes a look at the statistics regarding kids getting into trouble after school. You'll never guess what her proposed solution is...
Summer Game Giveaway Winner
by Patrick Matthews
Congratulations to Mark Baker for the winning slogan of There's a winner in each of us! We’re working on the t-shirts, mugs, and hats. As soon as they’re ready, we’ll be letting everyone know. Thanks again!
From Teen to Tycoon
All parents hope to have a moment like this, and it happened over a game of Monopoly.
Win Free Games!
Games in Education Conference
The Play with Purpose Conference at ChiTAG has more than just great programs, it also has a fantastic giveaway, including an iPad!
Great Stories from the Web
Hide the Education, Highlight the Fun
Kim at the GameAisle looks at games more from a player's point of view than an educator's. What does she think of educational games?
Stimulate the Brain
So... video games or board games? Which one do you think kids would more want to play?
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