1-to-1 and Blended Learning: The Essentials

May 22, 2013

Categories: General
Join Common Sense Media and BrainPOP for a look at tools to help make 1-to-1 and blended learning realities in your classroom. Hear about Common Sense’s 1-to-1 Essentials, a comprehensive roadmap fo...

Visualization, Connections, and Higher Order Thinking – a Guest Blog Post by Laura Gatto

May 17, 2013

Categories: General
“If you understand something in only one way, then you don't really understand it at all. The secret of what anything means to us depends on how we've connected it to all other things we know.” ...

Playful Learning Summit at GLS

May 16, 2013

Announcing the GLS Playful Learning Summit! Are you an educator passionate or curious about game-based learning and digital media?  You are invited to register for the 2013 Games+Learning+Society Pl...

Text Demands and Best Practice for Leveling Books

May 15, 2013

Categories: General
Language arts teachers know that leveling books is both art and science. In this webinar, Kathy Burdick, president of Mobile Learning Services and developer of textdemands.com, discusses various appro...

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...

Celebrating Our Teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week

May 10, 2013

Categories: General
As Teacher Appreciation Week comes to a close, we hope that all of our educators are feeling the love and appreciation they deserve. Check out some of the stories of influential teachers from the Brai...

BrainPOP in the University Classroom – The Final Installment

May 10, 2013

Categories: General
We couldn't help but share the final comments from the students at Middle Tennessee State University. We're thrilled that the university's Professor of Biology, Cindi Smith-Walters PhD, has introduc...

Playful Learning and Game Play – Guest Blogger Lauren Burner Shares Reflections on Professional Development with BrainPOP

May 8, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming General
A playful, thoughtful professional development day at the BrainPOP office in Manhattan brought designers, educators and gamers together to discuss the future of educational gaming in classrooms acro...

BrainPOP in the Ukraine – Michael Baer Delivers a Special Gift

May 7, 2013

Categories: General
Michael Baer’s passion for teaching mirrors his own passion for learning:  he delights in the thrill of a search, the celebration of a find, and the gift of bringing to light a discovery to sha...

Game Based Learning Professional Development Opportunity in New York City

May 6, 2013

Attention all New York City based Game Based Learning teacher enthusiasts! We wanted to pass along information about a great professional development opportunity.  This Thursday, May 9th, The Tribec...