Participate in UCLA’s Game Based Learning Research Study

November 14, 2014

Our friends from UCLA's CRESST are conducting a game based learning research study about building science and social emotional skills with "Go Vector Go" and "Spaceforce;" 2 games featured on BrainPOP...

Games and Educational Research: A Match Made in Digital Heaven

August 14, 2014

Guest blogger Myra Luna-Lucero, M.A., Ed.M. shares the relationship between games and educational research, and  her experience using GameUp games in that capacity. Myra is a third year doctoral stud...

Winter Holiday Research Project

December 17, 2013

Sharon Gurel is an Instructional Designer, currently an M.A. Candidate in the DMDL program at New York University’s Steinhardt School. She is a mother of 2 girls.  Here's what she has to say about ...

Nobel Prize for Medicine Awarded for Discoveries in Cell Transportation!

October 7, 2013

This morning, professors James Rothman, Randy Schekman, and Thomas C. Suedhof became the latest recipients of Nobel Prize in Medicine!  They received the award for their work detailing how a cell...

Effectiveness Study

September 27, 2013

Download Full ReportDownload Executive Summary A Study of the Effectiveness of BrainPOP "Students in classes using BrainPOP made significant improvements compared to students in classes not...

Research Resources

September 27, 2013

Welcome to BrainPOP's Research Resources. This section highlights research and white papers related to the integration and design of BrainPOP. Explore a science-based study of BrainPOP’s effectiven...

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...

Harlem Renaissance Lesson Plan: Creating Interactive Presentations and Non-Fiction Comics

June 8, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to research, evaluate, and synthesize information about the Harlem Renaissance from a variety of resources. Stu...

Research

February 22, 2012

Some of our favorite resources that answer the question, How to best go mobile? As mobile devices are adapted into the educational realm, researchers are asking questions and seeking answers!  The...

Research Skills Lesson Plan: Be a BrainPOP Expert

June 5, 2011

In this research skills lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to conduct independent and/or collaborative research on a selected topic. Th...