Preparing for the 3rd Presidential Debate with BrainPOP

October 22, 2012

Preparing your students for tonight's 3rd and final presidential debate? Remember, BrainPOP has a plethora of resources for you to use in the classroom. Check out our election spotlight movies, our...

iCivics Success- Research Supports Gaming in the Classroom

July 20, 2012

The popularity of gaming in the classroom is rapidly growing and more studies are proving that it’s not just fun, it actually helps students learn!  iCivics, the developer of GameUp games Supreme D...

iCivics Success!

July 20, 2012

The popularity of gaming in the classroom is rapidly growing and more studies are proving that it’s not just fun, it actually helps students learn!  iCivics, the developer of GameUp games Supreme D...

Win the White House!

June 22, 2012

That's the name of the latest game added to BrainPOP's GameUp. In Win the White House, students get to experience what it's like to run a presidential campaign. Players choose issues that are importa...

BrainPOP’s GameUp Presents iCivics

June 20, 2012

Teaching U.S. Government? You'll love the iCivics games on BrainPOP's GameUp. This screencast shares best practices for getting the most of of these amazing games.  ...

Presidential Powers and Responsibilities Lesson Plan: Executive Command Game

June 7, 2012

In this Executive Command game lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore presidential powers and responsibilities. Students will also apply knowledge ...

Checks and Balances Lesson Plan: Branches of Power Game

June 7, 2012

In this Checks and Balances lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the legislative checks and balances system through interactive game play. Studen...

Executive Command Brings Civics Education to Life!

April 12, 2012

Guest Blogger Brian M. Adams teaches at Copeland Middle School in Rockaway, NJ. He is caretaker of historyknowledge.com. He is a certified nerd and has no relation to the Canadian rock star.   A...

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 ...