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...

A Games Part 2: Case Studies of Game Features that Support Formative Assessment Practice

February 20, 2015

The A-GAMES project (Analyzing Games for Assessment in Math, ELA/Social Studies, and Science), a collaboration between the University of Michigan and New York University, studied how teachers actually...

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...

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 ...

Serious Games into the K-16 Classroom with Victoria Van Voorhis

November 19, 2014

In this video talk with Victoria Van Voorhis of Rochester discusses the challenges in taking serious games and interactive media from the margins to the mainstream across the K-16 spectrum. Her essent...

Guide to Digital Games and Learning from MindShift

November 19, 2014

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning started as a series of blog posts written by Jordan Shapiro with support of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and the Games and...

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...

Free Online Gaming in Education Conference Begins Monday September 15!

September 15, 2014

BrainPOP is excited to partner with the Learning Revolution Project for the first annual Gaming in Education Virtual conference.  From Building a Local Community of Game-Based Learning Professionals...

Games and Educational Research: A Match Made in Digital Heaven

August 14, 2014

Guest blogger Myra Luna-Lucero, M.A., Ed.M. shares the relationship between games and educational research, and  her experience using GameUp games in that capacity. Myra is a third year doctoral stud...

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...