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 ...

New Game on GameUp: Center for Game Science presents “Treefrog Treasure”

November 30, 2012

The Center for Game Science (CGS) is part of the department of computer science at the University of Washington. We’re made up of a group of designers, software engineers, artists, and students, inc...

Global Education Conference #Globaled12 Continues!

November 13, 2012

BrainPOP is thrilled to be a sponsor of one of the most innovative professional development conferences to hit the web!  The 3rd annual Global Education Conference is a free 5 day, 24/7, 300+ session...

And the Gold Award Winner is. . . . Guts and Bolts!

August 24, 2012

Just like Jamaican running superstar Usain Bolt crossed the finish line for a gold at the Olympics- "Guts and Bolts" - one of BrainPOP's own games on GameUp - is now a gold award winner all its own! T...

New Media Consortium Loves GameUp!

August 16, 2012

The New Media Consortium, authors of the esteemed and widely referenced Horizon Reports,  provides an authoritative voice about all things education and technology. Therefore we were thrilled to see ...

Game-Based Learning Lesson Plan Contest

July 10, 2012

Filament Games, the developers of GameUp games You Make Me Sick, Cell Command, and Crazy Plant Shop, is hosting a lesson plan contest!  They are looking for educators who are supporters of game-based...

Guest Blogger Rachael Tarshes’s ISTE Playground Recap

July 6, 2012

8th Grade Science teacher, guest blogger, and superstar BrainPOP Educator Rachael Tarshes joined the BrainPOP team in San Diego to share her strategies for game-based learning at the ISTE Playground....

Teaching with Games, GLPC Case Study: Lisa

June 20, 2012

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center released new research from the Games and Learning Publishing Council initiative about teaching with games. They conducted a series of case studies and a national survey, Te...

Game On: Follow #esinstruct tweet chat tonight at 7:30 ET (4:30 PT)

April 25, 2012

Our buddies over at Edsurge are hosting the third #esinstruct tweet chat discussion: "Games and Learning in the Classroom." We, @BrainPOP, will be there, tweeting some cool news about our GameUp col...

See iCivics in action

April 6, 2012

If you've heard about BrainPOP's collection of free online games but haven't had a chance to check it out, here's an easy way to see what GameUp has to offer! In this screencast, we take you on a brie...