Ratio Rumble Math Game: Tips and Tricks

May 19, 2013

The Ratio Rumble math game contains many levels that get progressively more difficult, and it could take students around three hours to beat the game. Therefore, make sure students understand they are...

Games For Change Award Nominations go to GameUp Partners Filament and Learning Games Network!

May 14, 2013

Congratulations to GameUp partners Filament Games and Learning Games Network for their nominations in the "Best Gameplay" category at the annual Games for Change awards this June. LGN's game,  Quanda...

Playful Learning and Game Play – Guest Blogger Lauren Burner Shares Reflections on Professional Development with BrainPOP

May 8, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming General
A playful, thoughtful professional development day at the BrainPOP office in Manhattan brought designers, educators and gamers together to discuss the future of educational gaming in classrooms acro...

Game Based Learning Professional Development Opportunity in New York City

May 6, 2013

Attention all New York City based Game Based Learning teacher enthusiasts! We wanted to pass along information about a great professional development opportunity.  This Thursday, May 9th, The Tribec...

Essential Questions for Budget Hero

April 28, 2013

How are economic resources gathered and allocated? What roles do economic principles play in history? What are the effects of the American government providing more or less regulation...

Quandary Assessment Ideas

April 28, 2013

Quandary is a great springboard for discussion, so plan to leave a chunk of time for this at the end of the session. We've provided several assessment ideas in the form of sample questions and areas f...

Branches of Power Social Studies Game: Tips and Tricks

April 28, 2013

Allotting Students Time for Branches of Power: Branches of Power social studies game takes approximately 30-40 minutes to play. NOTE: Once the game officially after 30 minutes, learners will have the...

Guts and Bolts Common Misconceptions

April 28, 2013

Guts and Bolts game players should understand that the human body’s interconnected organ systems are much more complicated than that of Moby’s Robot. When labeling the heart, students should under...

Treefrog Treasure Differentiation Strategies

April 28, 2013

The Treefrog Treasure game is a great tool for differentiation strategies, automatically adjusting to students’ performance and providing appropriate levels of mathematical complexity. The first fe...

Teaching digital citizenship with 2 new games from Common Sense Media

April 25, 2013

Categories: GameUP
We're big believers in the importance of teaching digital citizenship, and we know many teachers and parents turn to BrainPOP for resources to help reinforce these important 21st century skills. So w...