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. ...

Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence!

October 17, 2013

Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence in Refraction By: Eleanor O'Rourke Psychologist Carol Dweck has made an interesting discovery. She and her colleagues have...

Student-Made Games

October 8, 2013

Categories: BrainPOP GameUP Gaming
Want to check out some student-made games? Use these for fun and inspiration! Check out these games created by other students, and invite your students to create their own.  We also offer suggested g...

TSN-2 and My BrainPOP: Additional Features

August 2, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming My BrainPOP
TSN-2 and My BrainPOP work together! Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If so, students will be able to take snapshots during TSN-2 game play! MyBrainPOP is avail...

How Kids Play Games: Teachable Moments in Refraction and Treefrog Treasure

June 21, 2013

Guest blogger Eleanor O'Rourke of the University of Washington shares her reflections on a study of how children and adults play two of GameUp's games, Refraction and Treefrog Treasure. Adults and ...

Addition Blocks Comes to GameUp

June 11, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming General STEM
Addition Blocks is the newest math game to be featured on GameUp!  Back in 2011, the Federal Department of Education’s Digital Promise Initiative announced the STEM Video Game Challenge, and Georg...

Law Craft Game Trailer

May 31, 2013

Check out this thirty second Law Craft game trailer video from Filament to see the game in action!...

Essential Questions: Law Craft Social Studies Game

May 31, 2013

What fundamental beliefs about rights and responsibilities are evident in the laws our country has passed? How do citizens (individually and collectively) influence laws and government? ...

Games For Change Award Nominations go to GameUp Partners Filament and Learning Games Network!

May 14, 2013

Congratulations to GameUp partners Filament Games and Learning Games Network for their nominations in the "Best Gameplay" category at the annual Games for Change awards this June. LGN's game,  Quanda...