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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...

iCivics’ Pocket Lawfirm Game on iOS

April 4, 2012

Are you a fan of GameUp? Do you love the BrainPOP Featured Movie App? Well then, we've got exciting news.  Our friends at Filament Games and iCivics have introduced the newest version of their most ...

Games Based Learning, Call for Proposals

February 13, 2012

With the ever expanding list of game offerings on BrainPOP's GameUp,  we like to share about learning opportunities that we think you will find useful.  Every summer the Games Learning and Society g...

Webinar Alert: National STEM Video Game Challenge

November 15, 2011

National STEM Video Game Challenge With BrainPOP and Gamestar Mechanic Wednesday, November 16th 4:30 PM EDT Duration: 1 Hour From the National STEM Video Game Challenge to ed tech co...

Design Corps Boot Camp

August 3, 2011

Perhaps the coolest camp ever, I recently had the opportunity to visit Learning Games Network's summer program, Design Corps Boot Camp, at MIT. The camp offers middle school teachers and students th...

Globaloria: Engaging Students in Flash Game Design to Enhance STEM Skills

July 25, 2011

I learned about an an innovative program that is engaging young people in Flash game design at the Games 4 Change conference in NY. We are very interested in this space because BrainPOP has launched a...

Student-Made Games

June 15, 2011

Your students can't get enough? Not the worst problem to have! Check out these games created by other students, and invite your students to create their own. Gamestar Mechanic offers an outstandin...

Teaching With Games

June 9, 2011

Gaming Tips Some games don’t require substantial background or prep – and they can be played as a class, in small groups, or independently. Provide just a little bit of context for your student...