Guest Blogger Laura Brown – Reflections on Science Education in Shanghai

November 17, 2011

With all the buzz at  BrainPOP about the STEM video game challenge and this week's Global Education Conference, today we welcome Guest Blogger Laura Brown. Laura is an expatriate science teacher work...

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...

BrainPOP and E-Line Media Celebrate National Game Day

November 13, 2011

Categories: General
On Saturday, November 12th,  BrainPOP and partner E-Line Media celebrated National Gaming Day with RUgame11, an all day professional development event at BrainPOP headquarters in New York City.  Ove...

Are You Game? Game Design Workshop – November 12th

October 21, 2011

Attention New York City area educators! Are you 'game' for a free one day game design workshop with BrainPOP and Gamestar Mechanic? Then read on. . . From the National STEM Video Game Challenge to ...

Who was Ada Lovelace?

October 7, 2011

October 7th is Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide event named for 19th-century mathematician Ada Lovelace. Using the power of blogging, the day celebrates women who've followed career paths into the STEM...

BrainPOP and the 2012 STEM Video Game Challenge

September 23, 2011

Categories: 2.0 tools Contests Gaming
Last week, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the launch of the new Digital Promise Initiative. Part of the initiative is the 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge. BrainPOP is a prou...

Dots in Blue Water: Making a Difference With STEM and BrainPOP

July 27, 2011

Several months ago, we found out that one of our favorite teachers, Michael Baer of the South Adams Schools in Berne, Indiana, was going to be in town. As BrainPOP’s physical science advisor for the...

They Got Game!

March 30, 2011

Categories: General
Huge congratulations to the 12 winners of the First Annual National STEM Video Game Challenge, chosen from among more than 500 entrants! BrainPOP is proud to have served as a founding outreach part...

Guest Blog: Adventures in Gaming

February 17, 2011

Categories: General
I met Sherri Dodd via a webinar on Video Games in the Classroom, and was hoping she'd share all the cool things she's doing with her students as a guest blogger! Thanks, Sherri. My experience implem...

Lesson Plan – Video Games: Take the STEM Challenge!

November 12, 2010

Wondering about integrating video games in your classroom? In anticipation of next week's free webinar, we've got a great new lesson plan to go along with our BrainPOP Video Game topic: Video Game...