At-Home Learning | April 5, 2020

Meaningful Learning Through Games

Games from WNET

Designed for middle school students, Mission US is a free, award-winning series of interactive games that allow young people to experience history through the eyes of peers from the past. The website also provides a wealth of educator resources and activities to help deepen learning of key historical content in the games.

Cyberchase is the PBS KIDS math adventure series where kids use math and STEM skills to save the day. The website includes animated videos, interactive games, and printable activities to engage kids ages 6-8 in fun STEM learning.

Oh Noah! is PBS KIDS’ online video and gaming series that provides kids 6-8 with a whimsical introduction to Spanish language. Kids follow the comical misadventures of 9-year-old Noah, who is learning the language as he makes new friends in a new community.

Games from Our Partners

iCivics – Content includes lesson plans, games, online workshops and other materials for teaching US government, politics, and all things civics. Games include Win the White HouseExecutive Command, and the media literacy game Newsfeed Defenders. All online materials are free to registered users.

Classroom, Inc. Read to Lead – Free online games that create a fun, engaging, and relevant way to blast through traditional reading barriers and promote 21st century skill building. The games help students increase reading achievement, find motivation, and see — often for the first time — a real connection between learning, career aspirations, and their futures.