Institute of Play Design Pack: Game-like Learning Curriculum

July 2, 2014

"What if every unit in your class felt like a level in a game?  What if your students were so engaged, they couldn't wait to show off what they know and get to the next level?  What if learning, col...

Institute of Play Design Pack: Games and Learning

July 2, 2014

"What if teachers could harness their creativity and knowledge to engage students in new and exciting ways?  What if teachers supported each other in becoming designers of their own games for learnin...

The Sortify Game: A New Experiment in Playful Assessment

April 14, 2014

Sortify is a brand new offering from BrainPOP's GameUp that's designed to be used as a playful assessment. It’s an open-ended tool that is flexible enough to work for all grade levels (K-12) and ma...

It’s Here! SXSWedu Announces 2014 Playground Schedule

February 6, 2014

We’re absolutely thrilled to share the newly unveiled official schedule for the SXSWedu 2014 Playground, which we're co-sponsoring with Xerox. The SXSWedu Playground is an interactive learning sp...

Game-Based Learning Design Workshop

December 20, 2013

"The single best opportunity for innovation in education is to gather teachers together in professional development programs that are pedagogy-centered, so that they can hone their teaching techniqu...

Game-Based Learning Resources

November 12, 2013

We offer game-based learning lesson plans, research on games for learning, game making tools, student-made games, and more to support game-based-learning (GBL) using GameUp....

Game-Based Learning Research

October 29, 2013

We are committed to learning more about the world of educational gaming.  Here are some of our favorite game-based learning resources from our GameUp partners, thought leaders and organizations we ad...

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...

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...

Weaving Literacy and Assessment into Game-Based Learning

April 12, 2013

BrainPOP's Allisyn Levy shares her experience integrating assessment into game-based learning. For a long time, I was on a hunt for an amazing English Language Arts game that tied into curriculum a...