Do I Have a Right? Teacher Support and Assessment Ideas

January 31, 2014

Check out this brief screencast to learn about assessment ideas and teaching and learning resources available for the Do I Have a Right? game....

Teacher Support Materials and Assessment with Quandary

January 21, 2014

This screencast outlines teacher support materials and assessment ideas for Quandary, one of the award winning English games on BrainPOP's GameUp....

Discovering Digital Tools for Learning With Graphite.org

November 15, 2013

Pinpointing the best digital tools for your students can be pretty overwhelming. Thankfully, there’s Graphite.org, a free service from the non-profit Common Sense Media. Through rigorous ratings and...

SnapThought™, a Photo Reflection Tool

October 18, 2013

This screencast illustrates a new photo reflection tool which changes game play in the classroom. Learn how students can take screenshots and write comments on key moments of certain games on GameUp. ...

Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence!

October 17, 2013

Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence in Refraction By: Eleanor O'Rourke Psychologist Carol Dweck has made an interesting discovery. She and her colleagues have...

CSI Flight Adventures: Flight School Assessment Tips

October 7, 2013

After playing the CSI Flight Adventures game, allow students to print out a record of their flight school exercises and how they did on the flight missions. Have students talk about their results with...

BrainPOP’s FYI Feature- The Perfect Informational Text Resources to Support Reading Comprehension

August 22, 2013

BrainPOP’s 2013 Teacher in Residence, Mike Jones, shares some of his favorite teaching strategies to support reading comprehension using informational text in BrainPOP’s FYI feature. In my 7th gr...

Top 5 Tips for Accommodation Using BrainPOP

August 13, 2013

BrainPOP is a great resource that can be used to accommodate students with various learning styles in every setting. In this guest blog post, BrainPOP's Summer POPstar in Residence, Mike Jones, share...

Inquiry Based Exploration with TechChef Lisa Johnson

July 2, 2013

TechChef Lisa Johnson shared about inquiry based learning and documenting student work in the BrainPOP booth at ISTE 2013. Check out her "Thinklink" and do some "inquiry based" exploration yourself! ...

Weaving Literacy and Assessment into Game-Based Learning

April 12, 2013

BrainPOP's Allisyn Levy shares her experience integrating assessment into game-based learning. For a long time, I was on a hunt for an amazing English Language Arts game that tied into curriculum a...