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...

A Serious Game Jam with BrainPOP, MouseSQUAD and Global Kids!

February 21, 2013

On February 13th, BrainPOP was thrilled to host student leaders from Global Kids and Mouse Squad for a "serious game jam" at BrainPOP Headquarters.  During the 2 hour event, student leaders from Glob...

BrainPOP at TCEA 2013: Come Visit us in Booth #1717

February 6, 2013

Join the POParrazi We are excited to be in Austin, Texas, this week for the 2013 TCEA Conference.  If you're at the conference, stop by Booth # 1717 to take your picture with Moby and participate in...

BrainPOP Rolls Out New Educator Resource Pages for Every GameUp Game!

January 30, 2013

Just this week, we've quietly rolled out a new group of support pages on BrainPOP Educators.  We have created game specific  pages to help support your implementation of GameUp games in class! Ever...

New Games on GameUp!

January 30, 2013

Categories: BrainPOP GameUP Gaming
GameUp keeps growing!  Just this week, we've introduced 5 new games, including our first music game, from partner State of Play, called One Man Band. All you do is drag and drop instruments anywher...

EdWeb Webinar: Educational Games for Girls – Collaboration and Context

January 9, 2013

This Thursday, January 10 at 4pm ET,  join our friends at EdWeb for a compelling webinar. Presenters: Victoria Van Voorhis, Founder & CEO, Second Avenue Software, and  Jayne C. Lammers, Assi...

Teaching conditioned reflexes with the Pavlov’s Dog Game

December 24, 2012

Categories: GameUP Science
Can you train a dog to drool on command? Find out in the Pavlov's Dog game in BrainPOP's GameUp! Show your students the Conditioning movie, then let them explore conditioned reflexes through game p...

Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs Shares Tales from the Game Design Classroom

December 3, 2012

Guest Blogger and BrainPOP Educator Steve Isaacs share his methods for incorporating game design into his classroom.  You can find the post in it's original form on Steve's blog, games and learning ...