Learning With Games at #GLS11

July 27, 2015

BrainPOP staffer Allison Mishkin recently attended the GLS conference and is sharing the learning with us here on the blog today. Thanks, Allison! The 11th annual Games+Learning+Society Conference ...

Research Shows the Power of Game-Based Learning

May 28, 2015

Our GameUp partner, EdGe at TERC  is passionate about game-based learning! They're a team of designers, educators, and researchers working together to study how game-based learning can be measured an...

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...

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...

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 ...

New on GameUp: Code Monkey Teaches Coding to Kids

December 3, 2014

We'd like to offer a special welcome to a new GameUp partner: Code Monkey Studios! Through this partnership, we're able to offer the Code Monkey game to BrainPOP users, and it's a fantastic way to tea...

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...