Avoiding the “Summer Slump” with Math Games

June 26, 2014

Today's guest blogger, Derek Lomas, shares research about the dreaded summer slump and ways to support students from losing progress over the summer. Derek is a  learning scientist at Carnegie Mellon...

Mental Math Lesson Plan: Gate Game

June 23, 2014

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students will use a free math game to construct increasingly large numbers. They will practice skills in mental math, place value, operations (i...

Jelly Bean: A Fun Online Game for Number Sense

April 10, 2014

Our fantastic partners at PlayPower Labs have released a wonderful math game to help students with counting, number sense, and math facts, and you can now find Jelly Bean live on BrainPOP's GameUp and...

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...

Multiply the Impact: Martin Esterman’s Newest Math Game

March 27, 2014

Originally Recorded March 2014 We recently welcomed Martin Esterman, 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge winner, for a discussion and to take a look at his newest math game, Multiplication Bloc...

Teaching with Monster School Bus: Math Snacks and GameUP

March 13, 2014

In this tutorial video, follow exemplary teacher, Sharon Johnson, as she uses the game "Monster School Bus" with her class. She shares some of the strategies she uses for engaging the class in discuss...

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...

Sortify Multiplication Game Discussion Starters

February 28, 2014

Use these Sortify Multiplication Game Discussion Starters to help students reflect on their learning during and after the Sortify: Multiplication game, and expand the discussion to how game play relat...

New on GameUp: Math + Science Game Project T.R.I.G.

February 19, 2014

A new math and science game is now available on GameUp! Project T.R.I.G. was created by Math Playground. This 12 level game allows students to interact with speed and angle variables to control th...

Assessment Strategies and Teacher Resources for Employee Cafeteria

January 30, 2014

The screencast outlines the teacher resources and assessment strategies for using the "Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Cafeteria" math game on BrainPOP's GameUp.  How are you using this game for asses...