Games and Educational Research: A Match Made in Digital Heaven

August 14, 2014

Guest blogger Myra Luna-Lucero, M.A., Ed.M. shares the relationship between games and educational research, and  her experience using GameUp games in that capacity. Myra is a third year doctoral stud...

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...

Mission US: Cheyenne Odyssey Additional My BrainPOP Features

January 24, 2014

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Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If so, they’ll be able to take snapshots during Mission 3: Cheyenne Odyssey game play! MyBrainPOP is available to BrainPOP Ed...

Mission 3: Cheyenne Odyssey Ideas for Building Background Knowledge

January 18, 2014

Prior to implementing the Cheyenne Odyssey Lesson Plan and Game, it is important to build students' background knowledge about the Cheyenne and Plains Indians. We recommend familiarizing yourself w...

Math Games: Battleship Numberline and My BrainPOP

January 10, 2014

Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If so, they’ll be able to take snapshots during the Battleship Numberline math game! MyBrainPOP is available to BrainPOP Educa...

Student Gamers Lesson Plan: Evaluating Video Games

September 25, 2013

In this Student Gamers lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the role of a video game test. Students will create their own evaluations for video ...

Common Core-Aligned BrainPOP and GameUp Content

September 10, 2013

Much of our BrainPOP content has been designed with the Common Core State Standards in mind. This screencast shares some examples of Common Core-aligned content that can help students achieve! Visit t...

Guts and Bolts Common Misconceptions

April 28, 2013

Guts and Bolts game players should understand that the human body’s interconnected organ systems are much more complicated than that of Moby’s Robot. When labeling the heart, students should under...