Where are Your “My BrainPOP” Classes and Quizzes?

June 18, 2014

In order to simplify BrainPOP, we have removed "My BrainPOP" class and quiz information from BrainPOP Educators.  Now, when you login to your personal My BrainPOP account, you'll see a new way to nav...

What Makes a Great Educational Game? Peek Into Our Game Evaluation Process and GLS 2014

June 6, 2014

There are a ton of really great games out there - but a lot of them never make it into the classroom. Why is this? The reasons include poor distribution, technical challenges, and a lack of teacher su...

GameUp Video Game Evaluation Rubric

June 3, 2014

How does BrainPOP evaluate and choose games to put onto GameUp? BrainPOP's GameUp team created this rubric to provide a framework by which to evaluate a games merit. We consider many aspects of a game...

The Sortify Game: A New Experiment in Playful Assessment

April 14, 2014

Sortify is a brand new offering from BrainPOP's GameUp that's designed to be used as a playful assessment. It’s an open-ended tool that is flexible enough to work for all grade levels (K-12) and ma...

Math Game Teacher Resources and Assessment Strategies for Employee Lounge

February 28, 2014

The screencast outlines teacher resources and assessment strategies for using the “Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge” math game on BrainPOP’s GameUp.  How are you using this game for assess...

It’s Here! SXSWedu Announces 2014 Playground Schedule

February 6, 2014

We’re absolutely thrilled to share the newly unveiled official schedule for the SXSWedu 2014 Playground, which we're co-sponsoring with Xerox. The SXSWedu Playground is an interactive learning sp...

Do I Have a Right? Teacher Support and Assessment Ideas

January 31, 2014

Check out this brief screencast to learn about assessment ideas and teaching and learning resources available for the Do I Have a Right? game....

Teacher Support Materials and Assessment with Quandary

January 21, 2014

This screencast outlines teacher support materials and assessment ideas for Quandary, one of the award winning English games on BrainPOP's GameUp....

Discovering Digital Tools for Learning With Graphite.org

November 15, 2013

Pinpointing the best digital tools for your students can be pretty overwhelming. Thankfully, there’s Graphite.org, a free service from the non-profit Common Sense Media. Through rigorous ratings and...

SnapThought™, a Photo Reflection Tool

October 18, 2013

This screencast illustrates a new photo reflection tool which changes game play in the classroom. Learn how students can take screenshots and write comments on key moments of certain games on GameUp. ...