Tuesday, January 7, 2020

50 Sites/Apps for Educational Games

Game Based Learning is a great way to integrate technology into the classroom as well generate excitement for students.  This list not only covers a wide range of subjects, some of these sites have educational portals that allows educators to track and monitor students.

*This list is in alphabetical order.

50 Sites/Apps for Educational Games

  1. ABCya - A great site for games and mobile apps for elementary students.
  2. Answerables - An innovatie site that is a cross between game based learning and learning management system making it easy for an educator to "gamify" a lesson.
  3. Arcademics - One of my favorite sites for game based learning (K-8th grade) in a wide range of subjects.  Also, there is an educational portal that allows teachers to track/monitor students, generate detailed reports, and assess student's learning to make it easy to differentiate instruction.
  4. Badaboom - A new site where educators can create quizzes/games and have students answer them on their mobile devices.
  5. Braineos - Games based on flash card in a wide variety of subjects.
  6. BrainNook - A fun site for students that focuses on English & Math.  Also, there is a teacher portal w/ lots of resources for educators.
  7. Bubbabrain - Lots of game for all grade levels that allows teachers to create games too.
  8. Classcraft - An innovative way for educators to turn their everyday curriculum into personalized quests, ideal for self paced learning.
  9. Cookie - A great site for educational games and teacher resources.
  10. Creativity Games - Learn through the use of creativity brain training games.
  11. Creating Music - A fun site for learning music through the use of educational games and other online activities.
  12. DimensionU - An innovative site for learning math and Literacy (3rd-9th grade) in a 3D virtual world.
  13. Educandy - A excellent site where educators can create educational games and activities.
  14. Education Galaxy - A state of the art online platform for grades K-6 that uses game based learning to achieve academic success.
  15. Fuel the Brain - A wonderful site to learn elementary skills such as: Math, Science, and Reading. Lots if educational resources too!
  16. Funbrain - One of the most popular sites for educational games for kids K - 8 yrs old.
  17. Funschool - A wide variety of games, activities, and videos for kids.
  18. Gamequarium - A popular site w/ lots of games in a wide variety of subject areas.
  19. GameUp - A innovative site from the creators of BrainPop where the games are based on their interactive animated videos.
  20. Gimkit - A new and fun game based learning solution where even students can help create the games.
  21. iCivics - A fantastic site w/ educational portal for learning about Civics.
  22. Kahoot - One of the most popular sites around where an educators creates games/quizzes and has students answer them on their mobile devices to "gamify" a classroom.
  23. Kidz Page - A fun site for educational games PreK - 8th grade.
  24. Knoword - A excellent Vocabulary game w/ teacher portal where educators can create their own "word" packs and track student's progress.
  25. Land of Venn - A very fun iOS game for Geometry where students draw geometric shapes in a tower defense style game.
  26. Learning Games for Kids - A great site for educational games on lots of different subject areas.
  27. Lure of the Labyrinth - An innovative game for Middle school PreAlgebra students.
  28. Math and Sorcery - One of my favorite iOS apps for learning basic Math skills in a 8bit style RPG game.
  29. Math Attax - A super-fun free mobile (iOS/Google Play) Math game that helps students w/ their basic Math skills.
  30. Math Castle - A great iOS app for learning basic Math skills while trying to defend your castle against monsters.
  31. Math Chimp - A nice little site for finding Math games, worksheets, and videos.
  32. MinecraftEdu - A unique game based on the popular PC designed specifically for schools.
  33. Numbers League - A fun Math game in a comic book style designed for all ages.
  34. Pipo Games - A nice site for educational games for ages 3 - 12 yrs old.  A paid site unlocks all the features.
  35. Play Brighter - A fantastic site filled w/ educational games on a wide variety of subjects, built on their unique anime style interface.
  36. Play Kids Games - A fun site for educational games in subject areas such as: Math, Vocab, and Geography.
  37. Play4A - A nice site where teachers can create educational games to help w/ their curriculum.
  38. Prodigy - A excellent free online Math game designed for grades 1st-8th grade.
  39. PurposeGames - A nice site for finding games on a wide variety of subjects as well as the ability to create your own games.
  40. Reading Racer - A very unique iOS game where student's speak/read into their mobile device to help them win a race.
  41. RoomRecess - One of my favorite sites around for finding over a 140 games in a wide variety of subjects (i.e. Math, Language Arts, etc.).
  42. Sheppard Software - A nice site w/ lots of games on different subject areas.
  43. Skoolbo - Wonderful educational games for core skills in the primary grade levels.
  44. Socrates - A innovative new site where educators can differentiate instruction through a unique game based learning system.
  45. Teaching w/ Portals - A very innovative game based on the Popular console/PC game Portal, w/ lots of lesson plans to be found.
  46. The Time Tribe - A excellent game for grades 5th on up for students learning about History and  other cultures.
  47. TypeTastic - An terrific site for K-12 for students learning how to keyboard/type w/ over 400 games.
  48. Vedoque - A nice site for educational games PreK - 8th grade.
  49. What2Learn - A excellent site for educational games where teachers can create games and track students w/ a paid account.
  50. ZooWhiz - A fun site for kids 5 - 15 yrs to develop Math and Reading skills by creating their own virtual zoo.
For my Pinterest board on educational games click here.

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