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....

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....

You Make Me Sick: My BrainPOP Additional Features

October 30, 2013

What are some My BrainPOP Additional features? Your students can sign up for individual logins through My BrainPOP, and then be able to take snapshots during You Make Me Sick game play! MyBrainPOP is ...

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...

SnapThought™, a Photo Reflection Tool

October 18, 2013

This screencast illustrates a new photo reflection tool which changes game play in the classroom. Learn how students can take screenshots and write comments on key moments of certain games on GameUp. ...