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 brief tour of GameUp, highlighting a fantastic iCivics game called Branches of Power. Watch as we show you how our games can be the perfect extension for BrainPOP movie topics so that students can explore the concepts they’ve learned in meaningful, real-world contexts: The Branches of Power game is part of a collection of free iCivics social studies games on GameUp: we also offer Law Craft, Argument Wars, Court Quest, Supreme Decision and Executive Command. You can also search GameUp by subject area and find social studies, math, science, and health games. Have you used GameUp in your classroom? Share your experiences in the comments!