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Practical Money Skills Grades Pre-K–2

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Youngsters begin to develop knowledge about money management through a collection of  activities and games. They learn the names of coins and their relative values, learn about earning money through jobs and chores, develop spending...
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Homeschooling PreK/Kindergarten Resources

For Parents Pre-K - K Standards
Here are some simple and fun activities to keep your homeschooling/remote learning day structured and kids learning. Some could be printed and stuck on the fridge, while others are interactive online games. There is even a goal-setting...
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Needs of Living Things

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scientists learn about the differences between living and nonliving things, needs and wants, and the basic requirements for survival. Fun activities like making lemonade, playing a game of Concentration, and blowing bubbles in...
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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Cross-Curricular Games

For Teachers K - 8th
Students participate in exploring and examining several cross-curricular, hands-on games that encourage active learning and exercise at the same time. They assess games like Freeze Tag, Parts of Speech games and a healthy heart game, etc.
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Student Center Activities: Fluency

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teaching children to read is no simple task, but this collection of phonics resources will make the journey a little easier. From simple activities and games that improve young children's letter recognition, to a reader's theater script...
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"The Kid in the Red Jacket": Book Activities

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learning stations aren't just for little ones; middle schoolers can have fun while learning about the main character in the book, The Kid in the Red Jacket. Outlined are three different activities that are completed as each small group...
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Family Traits and Traditions: A Make-a-Match Game

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
How do family traditions influence how people look? Learners explore the idea in a match game to complete the final installment of the eight-part Introduction to Heredity unit. Players flip over cards to find matches and, while doing so,...
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Keep Your Brain in the Game: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Boost physical activity as well as concept proficiency with brief bursts of movement. Before taking a test, scholars vote on five exercises to complete from a set of 8 cards. After two minutes, learners begin their work with heightened...
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Karma Tycoon (Video Game): Running a Nonprofit Unit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your class learns to launch and operate a nonprofit, procure funding, manage finances, and help others with this superbly designed unit. Includes well-crafted activities, Internet research, worksheets, vocabulary, and a high-interest...
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Simplifying Fractions Activity

For Teachers 6th Standards
Warm-up pupils' fraction muscles with a four-question quiz, then delve into a learning game designed to reinforce the concept of simplifying fractions. Based on the "I do, We do, You do" method of teaching, the lesson directly exhibits...
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Vocabulary Games for Middle School

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Spice up your vocabulary instruction with some games! Here is a collection of various game descriptions, organized into three different groups. You will definitely be able to find a game or two to assist your pupils with that tricky task...
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Game Design: Escape Game

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Avoid those sprites! Scholars design a game in which players try to escape from a group of sprites. They learn about the use of variables and randomness in computer science.
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Activities that Build Number Sense

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Have fun while building the number sense of young mathematicians with this list of ten-frame learning games. From developing cardinality and counting skills to learning place value and basic addition strategies, ten-frames are excellent...
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Dice Games

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Games and activities are wonderful for igniting interest in nearly any topic. With a pair of dice, your class will practice their basic math and social skills at the same time. Learners battle it out to see who can roll only odds or only...
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Piano Dust Buster - Song Game

For Students K - Higher Ed
Piano practice has never been so fun! Cleverly scaffolded piano practice sessions lead to performances, all of which earn the player points. The app has a digital keyboard for playing when you're on the go, or enable the acoustic piano...
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Red Stoplight Personal Space Game

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
I really like this activity. Learners with special needs play a stoplight game to practice giving and responding to the need for personal space. Each child is given a green light and red light card, when you say, "Go" they walk around...
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The Problem Solving Game

For Teachers 5th
Creativity, communication, cooperation. Pupils assume the role of employees at a game factory working together to develop a new game. Using the principles of the STAR method (Stop, Think, Act, Review), they work in teams to create game...
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Student Opinion: Do You Spend Too Much Time on Smart Phones Playing 'Stupid Games'?

For Students 7th - 12th
This versatile resource from The New York Times website provides a short opinion piece on smart phones and the amount of time we spend playing games on them as well as several possible writing prompts pupils could consider in response to...
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Bering Sea Fabulous Food Chain Game

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In spring, the Bering Sea turns green due to phytoplankton, which live at the surface, experiencing a population explosion. Groups of scholars play a food chain game, writing down food chains as the game is played. After five to six...
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Sight Word Memory Game

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice learning sight words with this memory game. Learners will make a memory game and then play it with their classmates. First, they make word cards, and then they use them to play. Word cards can also be used as a pocket chart for...
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Cooperative Mini-Games

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Cooperative mini-games are great to teach to your young learners. Kids grow up with so much competition in their lives, it's nice to focus on playing games to have fun, get along, and work together. Take the focus off of winning and...
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Picture It In Syllables

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Developing fluency in young readers is a long and difficult journey. This series of eight activities adds a little fun to the process as children play matching and board games, piece together puzzles, and make flip books. Covering a...
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Journey to a New World: Sail on the Mayflower Game

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Storms, leaks, torn sails, no fresh food. Class members encounter some of the challenges the Pilgrims faced on the Mayflower by playing a game called Journey to a New World.