Playful Assessment: BrainPOP’s Sortify Game

June 20, 2014

Originally Recorded June 2014 Join us as we explore BrainPOP’s Sortify Game. Designed for “playful assessment,” Sortify covers a range of core subjects and is appropriate for lower elementary...

6 new Drafting Board games are now on GameUp!

June 13, 2014

That's right--we've got six new games from the Drafting Board series, created by our incredible partner iCivics. Drafting Board games are designed to allow students in grades 5-12 to explore the proce...

BrainPOP: An End-of-Year Review

June 11, 2014

Originally Recorded June 2014 Wrap up the school year with BrainPOP: An End-of-Year Review! We’ll show you how to get the most out of your subscription as you wind down for the summer. Explore Ga...

More Citizen Science Lesson Ideas

June 6, 2014

Game Learning Society (GLS) has provided 5 additional lesson plans for the Citizen Science game. Visit their site to view and download the following PDFs: Citizen Science - Cause and Effect Lesson...

What Makes a Great Educational Game? Peek Into Our Game Evaluation Process and GLS 2014

June 6, 2014

There are a ton of really great games out there - but a lot of them never make it into the classroom. Why is this? The reasons include poor distribution, technical challenges, and a lack of teacher su...

De-Coding the Code Fred Science Game from the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago

June 5, 2014

Originally Recorded May 2014 De-code the coding process! Go behind the scenes with game designers from the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, makers of the GameUp Code Fred science game, for a...

Registration is Live for the POPup! Classroom at ISTE 2014

May 20, 2014

We're thrilled to be serving as one of ISTE's 2014 sponsors! As part of that sponsorship, we will be hosting a “POPUp Classroom," where we’ll lead a series of professional development sessions. Th...

New on GameUp: Go Vector Go Science Game

May 9, 2014

We know there are a lot of incredible games coming out of university design programs. We are so excited to welcome UCLA CREEST onboard as a new GameUp partner with the science game Go Vector Go! In...

Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself Game Lesson Plan

May 6, 2014

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students explore cool science careers by using an online game to take on the role of a scientists in the fields of Neuropsychology, Toxicology, ...

Games for Change Most Significant Impact Game Award Winner – Mission US

May 1, 2014

We're so excited to congratulate our partner, WNET THIRTEEN and Electric Funstuff for Mission US - A Cheyenne Odyssey, recipient of the prestigious Most Significant Impact Game award at the 2014 Gam...