GameWise Blog

Check out our latest thoughts on game-based learning.

GameWise Blog

Check out our latest thoughts on game-based learning.

Word problems boring your students to death? Here’s how to fix them.

Here are some tips for making math word problems more engaging for 3rd and 4th grade students. Learn how to use theme, graphics, structure and relevance to make word problems your students will actually want to finish…

How to make math more fun. Online games that excite and delight!

Online math games are powerful motivators because they blend game-based fun with math practice, so students can learn while still staying engaged…

How to make your students better writers with indirect characterization

How to flesh out your fictional characters, add juicy detail to your writing, and transform your bland story scenes into a meaty feast. It’s easier than it sounds…

An Escape Room Full of Spooky Secrets

Have fun this Halloween with an interactive escape room mystery based around INFERENCE!

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"The old tales tell of such wizardly barriers, which open not to a key such as ye can put in your pocket, but to a rhyme or a riddle's answer."Cecilia Dart-Thornton. The Ill-Made Mute. 2007. p. 245 I grew up reading folk tales where language was almost magical, and...

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Where to next? Cast your votes!

Where to next? Cast your votes!

I've been thinking a lot about the power of choice in education and how empowering it can be to give students a say in their learning. It just recently dawned on me that I really should extend this idea to creating resources for teachers as well. This comes from a...

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