Playful Assessment: BrainPOP’s Sortify Game

June 20, 2014

Originally Recorded June 2014 Join us as we explore BrainPOP’s Sortify Game. Designed for “playful assessment,” Sortify covers a range of core subjects and is appropriate for lower elementary...

6 new Drafting Board games are now on GameUp!

June 13, 2014

That's right--we've got six new games from the Drafting Board series, created by our incredible partner iCivics. Drafting Board games are designed to allow students in grades 5-12 to explore the proce...

Tynker Around With Programming

February 18, 2014

Originally Recorded February 2014 Experience the ways Tynker teaches kids basic programming as they build animations, games, interactive projects, and more. And, take a look at the ways you can use B...

Teaching Financial Literacy? Learn About Debt!

February 11, 2014

Teaching financial literacy? Debt, the newest BrainPOP movie,  explores why individuals, businesses, and even governments sometimes need to borrow money in order to invest in the future. Discover...

Free Games-Based Learning Professional Development Event at FETC Conference

January 16, 2014

BrainPOP is thrilled to partner with FETC and Learning Games Network to offer a free day of professional development to educators from across the country to innovate through the use of games in educ...

Computer Coding Lesson Plan: Blockly Maze Game

December 6, 2013

Categories: GameUP Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore computer coding, algorithms, and programming....

Puppy Adventure Tips and Tricks

December 6, 2013

Puppy adventure is a game where players guide Pixel the puppy home by solving a series of programming puzzles.  Students solve each puzzle by programming Pixel to reach the goal using the provided vi...

Sketch Racer Computer Programming Game Tips and Tricks

December 6, 2013

In the Sketch Racer programming game, students must connect the visual code blocks in the right order. For example, if they need to move 2 spaces, they may need to connect two ‘Run’ blocks one aft...

3D Printing Lesson Plan: Make Your Own Moby

December 4, 2013

Categories: Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore 3D printing. Students will learn what 3D printers can and cannot do and sketch a useful object that t...

Supporting Native Spanish Speakers With BrainPOP

November 20, 2013

Categories: General
This webinar focuses on the use of BrainPOP resources to support native Spanish speakers in the classroom. We’ll welcome special guests who share expert examples for blending BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr.,...