Using Games for Formative Assessment – The A Games Project

February 25, 2015

We’re thrilled to be able to tell you about the A-Games Project, a newly published study that looks at the use of digital learning games for formative assessment. This project, funded by the Bill an...

A Games Part 2: Case Studies of Game Features that Support Formative Assessment Practice

February 20, 2015

The A-GAMES project (Analyzing Games for Assessment in Math, ELA/Social Studies, and Science), a collaboration between the University of Michigan and New York University, studied how teachers actually...

Catch BrainPOP on the Road This January

January 6, 2015

Catch BrainPOP on the road! We're heading to some great conferences this month: January 20 - January 23, 2015 FETC Orlando, FL January 21 - January 24, 2015 BETT London, UK January 29 - J...

Touchdown! Rosetta’s Lander Makes History

November 13, 2014

Yesterday, after a journey of billions of miles, a probe the size of a washing machine landed on the surface of a speeding comet. In recognition of the European Space Agency's achievement, we've added...

Ebola Education: Establish Factual Understanding and Ease Student Fears

October 30, 2014

Media coverage of the recent Ebola outbreak has been inescapable.  Though the images and stories have been scary, it's important not to let fear and panic spread faster than the virus itself! To help...

When Earthquakes Strike, Think of Moby!

March 20, 2014

Categories: In The News
You never know when something you learned on BrainPOP will come in handy!  5th grade teacher Kathy Roventini recognized this last week when she found herself in the middle of an Earthquake!  She wri...

Digital Learning Day!

February 4, 2014

Digital Learning Day is a national campaign to spotlight the effective use of technology in America’s classrooms. Whether it’s today, tomorrow, or next month, it’s important to take an opportuni...

The 2014 Winter Olympics- Resources for Bringing the Games into Your Classroom

February 3, 2014

The 2014 Winter Olympics are almost here and BrainPOP has some great resources for bringing them into your classroom. An international and historic event, the Sochi Winter Olympics offers a great oppo...

BrainPOP Top 10 List for 2013

December 27, 2013

Enjoy our annual top 10 list outlining special developments at BrainPOP in 2013. Subscribe to the blog and be the first to hear about the latest developments at BrainPOP all year long! 10) Read All A...

Hour of Code Celebrations Continue with Free BrainPOP Movies and More!

December 11, 2013

Here at BrainPOP, we're celebrating Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code in so many ways!  First of all, we've created new Computer Science movies and marked them all free for this e...