All posts by Zack Gilbert

EdGamer 153: Learn to Kahoot with Jamie Brooker

Jamie Brooker is Co-founder & Chief Creative Officer at Kahoot!, one of the world’s fastest growing learning brands. Used by millions each day in over 180 countries, Kahoot!’s free game-based platform makes it easy to create, play and share fun learning games for any subject, in any language, on any device, for all ages! On a mission to make learning something everyone wants to connect with, Jamie leads Kahoot!’s product team in creating meaningful experiences which capture the hearts and minds of learners and educators around the world. … Read the rest

EdGamer Lesson 2: Civilization Terms and Definitions

Lesson 2: Civilization Terms and Definitions

Learning Target(s): To define the learning targets for 6th grade social studies. Students will find the definitions for all the terms (targets) and write/type them using “student friendly” language. Students can also add pictures to the assignment document to help with comprehension.

Lesson Description:

  • Students will navigate to their Google Classroom page and open the assignment, “Civilization Terms and Definitions.”
  • They will use online and classroom resources to complete the definitions portion of the assignment.
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EdGamer Lesson 1: Civilization Survivor

Lesson 1: Civilization Survivor

Below is my first lesson for the year in my 6th grade social studies (ancient civilization) classroom.

I created this lesson in Google Classroom.

Civilization Survivor

Assignment text-

Use the map attached within this Google Classroom assignment to help complete your task.

You and your classmates have been sent back in time to 3000 B.C. and you need to figure out how to adapt, grow, and succeed using the surrounding geography provided on the map.… Read the rest