The Sortify Game: A New Experiment in Playful Assessment

April 14, 2014

Sortify is a brand new offering from BrainPOP's GameUp that's designed to be used as a playful assessment. It’s an open-ended tool that is flexible enough to work for all grade levels (K-12) and ma...

What Video Games Can Teach Educators

April 7, 2014

Last week, guest blogger Caryn Swark shared her tips and tricks for game design in the classroom. Now, she's taken to her own blog to explore the benefits of video games for educators. With an interes...

New on GameUp: Multiplication Blocks

March 30, 2014

Categories: GameUP Gaming Math Games
If you've ever played Addition Blocks, you know how fun (and addictive!) it can be to practice adding numbers through a well-designed game. BrainPOP is excited to announce we have a fantastic new offe...

Guest Blogger Caryn Swark Shares Tips and Tricks for Game Design in the Classroom

March 24, 2014

Most games – card, board, or video – require students to think, solve problems, create, and adapt. But why not go a step beyond playing games and have students actually create games? Game design r...

The Impulse Science Game: Teaching Laws of Motion

March 10, 2014

You can use GameUp's Impulse game to help students learn about Newton’s first and second laws of motion and his law of universal gravitation. Developed by our partner, EdGE at TERC, Impulse scienc...

Math Game Teacher Resources and Assessment Strategies for Employee Lounge

February 28, 2014

The screencast outlines teacher resources and assessment strategies for using the “Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge” math game on BrainPOP’s GameUp.  How are you using this game for assess...

Do I Have a Right? A New Constitutional Law Game

February 23, 2014

Categories: GameUP Gaming
In one of GameUp's latest additions, students will have the chance to explore amendments and constitutional law. Do I Have A Right? allows players to work at a virtual law firm and determine whether ...

Tynker Around With Programming

February 18, 2014

Originally Recorded February 2014 Experience the ways Tynker teaches kids basic programming as they build animations, games, interactive projects, and more. And, take a look at the ways you can use B...

Free Computer Science Curriculum with Valuable Incentives!

February 14, 2014

Back in December, BrainPOP celebrated Computer Science Education Week and the hour of code by releasing new computer science content, 4 Tynker programming games on GameUp, and even a 3d blueprint for ...

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...