Teaching Financial Literacy? Learn About Debt!

February 11, 2014

Teaching financial literacy? Debt, the newest BrainPOP movie,  explores why individuals, businesses, and even governments sometimes need to borrow money in order to invest in the future. Discover...

It’s Here! SXSWedu Announces 2014 Playground Schedule

February 6, 2014

We’re absolutely thrilled to share the newly unveiled official schedule for the SXSWedu 2014 Playground, which we're co-sponsoring with Xerox. The SXSWedu Playground is an interactive learning sp...

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....

Planet Mechanic Science Game Trailer

January 14, 2014

Check out this 3 minute game trailer to see what the Planet Mechanic science game is all about....

Learning Game, Construct-a-sauraus: Teaches About Dinosaurs

December 27, 2013

GameUp and GameUp Jr. feature a brand new learning game Construct-a-saurus  taps into children's natural curiosity about dinosaurs.  This learning game is the perfect way for students to explore d...

Blockly and Turtle Academy: Two New Coding Games Now on GameUp

December 20, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming
At BrainPOP, we believe in the importance of developing systems thinking in kids and laying the foundation for computer programming skills. This week, we debuted both Blockly: Maze and Turtle Acad...

The Hour of Code – Live from BrainPOP Headquarters!

December 13, 2013

In recognition of the Hour of Code and Computer Science Education Week, BrainPOP celebrated by hosting an "Hour of Code" on Monday afternoon!  This video, produced by Laura Gatto, instructional desig...

SimCityEDU – The Newest Release from GlassLab

November 21, 2013

Remember SimCity, Will Wright's famous game in which you create the city of your dreams?  Recently Glasslab, a nonprofit video game development group based at the California campus of game publishe...

Impulse Game Teaching Tips

November 20, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming
Completing every level of the Impulse game takes approximately 70 minutes, allotting one minute for each of the 70 levels. However, students can benefit from much shorter game play times. You can e...

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....