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...

SnapThought™, a Photo Reflection Tool

October 18, 2013

This screencast illustrates a new photo reflection tool which changes game play in the classroom. Learn how students can take screenshots and write comments on key moments of certain games on GameUp. ...

Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence!

October 17, 2013

Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence in Refraction By: Eleanor O'Rourke Psychologist Carol Dweck has made an interesting discovery. She and her colleagues have...

Playful Learning with Nick Fortugno

March 28, 2013

In this lecture, game designer Nick Fortugno, CCO of Playmatics and creator of Ayiti: the Cost of Life, inspires us to think beyond games as assessment tools, and consider the fundamental characterist...

Creative Assessment at Quest to Learn School

March 28, 2013

Last Friday, I had the honor of being one of the judges for the the Rube Goldberg Machines Boss Level at NYC's Quest 2to Learn School. With all of debate surrounding assessment, it was refreshing to...

New on GameUp: English Games and Classroom Inc’s The Sports Network 2!

March 14, 2013

BrainPOP is thrilled to introduce a new category of free English Language Arts (ELA) games! When you visit the main GameUp page, you'll now see an "English Games" button which takes you to our growing...

National STEM Video Game Challenge 2013

February 11, 2013

Inspired by the Educate to Innovate Campaign, President Obama’s initiative to promote a renewed focus on STEM education, the National STEM Video Game Challenge is a multi-year competition whose goa...

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...