Game-Based Learning Resources

November 12, 2013

We offer game-based learning lesson plans, research on games for learning, game making tools, student-made games, and more to support game-based-learning (GBL) using GameUp....

Ninja Kitchen is now on GameUp

November 1, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming News General
We at BrainPOP are super excited to present the Ninja Kitchen game from our partners at NMSU's Learning Games Lab! Ninja Kitchen is a unique and innovative game that allows students in grades 3-8 to...

Guts and Bolts: Additional Features for My BrainPOP

October 30, 2013

Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If so, they’ll be able to take snapshots during Guts and Bolts game play! MyBrainPOP is available to BrainPOP Educators with ...

Teaching with Games GLPC Case Study: Ginger

October 30, 2013

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center released new research about teaching with games from their Games and Learning Publishing Council initiative.  They conducted a series of video case studies and a national ...

BrainPOP & Friends at SXSWEdu: Game On and GameUp

October 25, 2013

Categories: Conferences Gaming News
Explore the many different voices in games for teaching and learning! Thanks to you and your votes, our panel “Listen Up! Speak Up! GameUp! A Game Data Discussion,” has made it into 2014’s SXS...

Developing Ethical Decision-Making Through Play

October 23, 2013

Can a game teach children to navigate ethical minefields? Scot Osterweil (of MIT Education Arcade) and Peter Stidwill (Learning Games Network) designed Quandary to do just that. They’ll demo this m...

Chef Solus’ Build-a-Meal Game is Now on GameUp

October 18, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming News Health
We’re excited to introduce Chef Solus' Build-a-Meal game, created by Nourish Interactive. We invited Maggie LaBarbera, RN MBA and President of Nourish Interactive to share a bit of background on...

Changegamer Strives to be a Gamechanger

October 10, 2013

Categories: Gaming News
Guest blogger Mike Farley has been teaching middle and high school Geography for 12 years in the Toronto District School Board and currently at University of Toronto Schools in Canada (UTS is an indep...

Battleship Numberline in the Wall Street Journal – Games Really Do Make a Difference!

September 27, 2013

Earlier this week, a Wall Street Journal article looked at the importance of mastering fractions in the early grades. Writer Sue Shellenbarger referenced Battleship Numberline - a GameUp title from ou...

Using the TSN-2 Print Report Option

September 6, 2013

At the end of the TSN-2 game, students will be able to use the print feature to create a report of their work. Using the TSN-2 Print Report Option allows students either to print and submit these ope...