Playful Learning Event with BrainPOP and Learning Games Network

March 26, 2013

On Saturday March 23rd, BrainPOP and Learning Games Network hosted a select group of educators for a one day professional development workshop designed to make game based learning a reality in the cla...

Prep for Pi Day 2013!

March 13, 2013

Tomorrow is March 14th, also know as Pi day!  Every year many teachers observe the coincidence that our calendar notation aligns with the most famous ratio -  the circumference of a circle to its di...

SXSWEdu, Educators, Entrepreneurs and the Importance of Problem Solving

March 8, 2013

I was lucky enough to be part of the BrainPOP team that attended and presented at this year’s SXSWEdu Conference and Festival, and wanted to share some of my thoughts and impressions. Throughout ...

National STEM Video Game Challenge 2013

February 11, 2013

Inspired by the Educate to Innovate Campaign, President Obama’s initiative to promote a renewed focus on STEM education, the National STEM Video Game Challenge is a multi-year competition whose goa...

EdWeb Webinar: Educational Games for Girls – Collaboration and Context

January 9, 2013

This Thursday, January 10 at 4pm ET,  join our friends at EdWeb for a compelling webinar. Presenters: Victoria Van Voorhis, Founder & CEO, Second Avenue Software, and  Jayne C. Lammers, Assi...

New Game on GameUp: Simple Machines!

December 14, 2012

In Simple Machines, the newest science game featured on GameUp, there are spare robot parts all over the Museum. It's the job of Twitch to go and collect them. It won't be easy, and that's the problem...

Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs Shares Tales from the Game Design Classroom

December 3, 2012

Guest Blogger and BrainPOP Educator Steve Isaacs share his methods for incorporating game design into his classroom.  You can find the post in its original form on Steve's blog, games and learning. ...

New Game on GameUp: Center for Game Science presents “Treefrog Treasure”

November 30, 2012

The Center for Game Science (CGS) is part of the department of computer science at the University of Washington. We’re made up of a group of designers, software engineers, artists, and students, inc...

Using the BrainPOP Mixer in Creative Ways

November 26, 2012

BrainPOP Educators continue to submit interesting quizzes using the BrainPOP Mixer tool.   One of our recent favorites is from @jodonnell from Raymond W. Kershaw Elementary School in New Jersey, w...

Digital Citizenship Spotlight

September 17, 2012

Now that the school year is in full swing, remember to check out the BrainPOP Spotlight on Digital Citizenship.  More than ever, classrooms are going digital, and it’s our job as teachers to help ...