Tynker 15 Block Challenge Computer Programming Game

December 6, 2013

Categories: Computer Science GameUP
Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for 15 Block Challenge, a free online computer programming game....

Impulse Game Teaching Tips

November 20, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming
Completing every level of the Impulse game takes approximately 70 minutes, allotting one minute for each of the 70 levels. However, students can benefit from much shorter game play times. You can e...

Balanced Diet Lesson Plan: Chef Solus’ Build-a-Meal Game

October 9, 2013

Categories: Health Lesson Plan
In this balanced diet lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online interactive tool, Chef Solus' Build-a-Meal Game) to learn about healthy eatin...

Using Games in Blended Lesson Plans

September 19, 2013

Want to make your mark as a blended educator, using web-based games to enhance students' learning? Look no further than the fast-evolving world of using Digital Games Based Learning in the classroom. ...

Carpenter’s Cut Differentation Strategies

September 4, 2013

The Carpenter's Cut game encompasses a wide range of levels. You can support struggling learners by allowing them in play in pairs. You may want to prevent them from advancing to levels that are too...

Build-A-Body Assessment Tips

September 4, 2013

You can use the Build-A-Body: Digestive System simulation as both a pre- and post-assessment tool. Have students explore the simulation prior to your unit of instruction on the digestive system to bui...

TSN-2 and My BrainPOP: Additional Features

August 2, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming My BrainPOP
TSN-2 and My BrainPOP work together! Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If so, students will be able to take snapshots during TSN-2 game play with the SnapThought...

Educational Games and Engaging Students With GameUp: Battleship Numberline

June 21, 2013

In this educational games webinar, Director of BrainPOP Educators, Allisyn Levy, welcomes Dixie Ching of Numbaland for a discussion of the award-winning math game, Battleship Numberline. Visit GameUp...

Guts and Bolts Essential Questions

June 10, 2013

What are the main functions of the human body's organs? How can organ systems function interdependently? What does it mean to test a hypothesis? These are three essential questions we recomm...

Court Quest Essential Questions

May 29, 2013

How does our country's court system affect the lives of citizens? What are the rights and responsibilities of being a citizen? What are the rights and responsibilities of citizenship in a democ...