New on GameUp: Quill Proofreader

April 24, 2015

We're proud to welcome Quill to our list of outstanding GameUp partners! In these interactive grammar exercises adaptable for grades 5-8, students play the role of teacher by correcting grammatical an...

Common Sense Media Launches Their New Game, “Digital Compass”

April 16, 2015

We're excited to announce the release of a new educational game, Digital Compass, from our friends at Common Sense Media! Digital Compass is a choose-your-own-adventure interactive game developed ...

New on GameUp: Sizing Up the Universe

April 6, 2015

Sizing Up the Universe is the latest offering from our games partner, Smithsonian Education. Targeted for students in grades 4-8, Sizing Up the Universe helps kids consider scale with questions such a...

New on GameUp: Slice Fractions

March 6, 2015

Our newest partner on GameUp is Ululab, and they're bringing a fantastic new game! Check out Slice Fractions, a math game that helps students master the concept of fractions. Players must guide a w...

Using Games for Formative Assessment: The A-Games Project

February 25, 2015

We’re thrilled to be able to tell you about the A-Games Project, a newly published study that looks at the use of digital learning games for formative assessment. This project, funded by the Bill an...

You’re (Re)invited to a Game Play Great Talks

February 18, 2015

(Photo Credit) Our original January event has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. Join us at BrainPOP headquarters on Thursday, February 26th, from 6:30-8:30 pm as Jessica Millstone shares how...

BrainPOP’s Free Online Course!

January 30, 2015

BrainPOP Educators is happy to announce the debut of our free self-guided online course. This 3 unit course will help get you up and running with all BrainPOP features! Unit 1: This unit will ...

You’re Invited: Sparking Change Through Game Play

January 23, 2015

(Photo Credit) Join us at BrainPOP headquarters on Monday, January 26th, from 6-8 pm as Jessica Millstone shares how gaming can impact social change! Facing History and Ourselves in New York will ...

BrainPOP & Game Developers: Changing the Way Kids Learn

January 12, 2015

BrainPOP & Game Developers play nicely together, which is why the concepts of feedback and partnership are at the core of GameUp, BrainPOP's learning games portal. By definition, GameUp is a place...

Guest Blogger Matt Farber Reflects on Playtesting Educational Games

December 18, 2014

Earlier this week, we shared Steve Isaacs' (@mr_isaacs) reflection on a playtesting session focusing on an educational game that’s currently in development at BrainPOP HQ. Matt Farber (@MatthewFarbe...