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...

Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs Reflects on Playtesting Educational Games with Students

December 15, 2014

When creating features, educational games, and other projects at BrainPOP, we strive to incorporate the teacher and student voice in all parts of the process. Recently our User Testing Lead, Katya Hot...

Using Games in the Classroom

December 3, 2014

Katrina Schwartz's blog post for  MindShift on November 24, 2014 entitled, "Some Struggles Teachers Face Using Games in the Classroom" brings to light the many barriers to implementing game-based ...

Participate in UCLA’s Game Based Learning Research Study

November 14, 2014

Our friends from UCLA's CRESST are conducting a game based learning research study about building science and social emotional skills with "Go Vector Go" and "Spaceforce;" 2 games featured on BrainPOP...

Teach Photosynthesis with the Ruby Realm Game

October 31, 2014

The Ruby Realm is a fantastic new adventure game that we are excited to feature on GameUp! Developed by our partner, The Education Development Center, The Ruby Realm helps students construct an unders...

3 Reasons Classroom, Inc. Loves Partnering with BrainPOP’s GameUp

October 17, 2014

It's been a true honor for us at BrainPOP to present Classroom, Inc.'s After the Storm: Day One and The Sports Network 2 on GameUp. Not only are the games of the highest quality and incredibly valuabl...

New on GameUp: After the Storm Literacy Game

October 6, 2014

Today we're welcoming Patty Grossman from Classroom, Inc. to the blog. Patty is going to share more about a brand new literacy game her team developed called After the Storm. Thank you, Patty! How ...

Code Monkey Programming Game Trailer

October 1, 2014

Check out this brief video to learn more about the programming game Code Monkey and how it can be used to teach coding to students....