The Incubator School Explores Game-Based Learning

March 4, 2015

At the Incubator School, a new school in the LA Unified School District, teachers experience a series of collaborative, game-based learning modules that prepare them to empathize with their peers and ...

Join Us for a Game-Based Learning Meetup!

January 28, 2015

NYC Teachers, Come Design With Us! On Saturday, February 7, BrainPOP and the Game-Based Learning NYC (GBLNYC) Meetup will be hosting our fourth Game Design Workshop, and if you’re around, we’d lo...

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 ...

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...

Desalination Game Brochure

October 4, 2014

Download a Desalination game brochure, which provides a pre-assessment quiz, science experiment, and background information on the deslanation process, offered by the Desalination game developer, STEM...

After the Storm: Pre- & Post-Game Discussion Questions

September 19, 2014

These game discussion questions for After the Storm: Day One will help you support student learning before and after game play. The pre-game discussion prompts introduce thematic concepts in the game,...

After the Storm Literacy Game: Preparing for Game Play

September 18, 2014

You can prepare your students for getting the most out of the literacy game After the Storm: Day One by using these great resources: Mini-Lesson: What Do Your Students Know about Hurricanes? Backg...

Institute of Play Design Pack: Game-like Learning Curriculum

July 2, 2014

"What if every unit in your class felt like a level in a game?  What if your students were so engaged, they couldn't wait to show off what they know and get to the next level?  What if learning, col...

Institute of Play Design Pack: Systems Thinking

July 2, 2014

Teachers at Quest to Learn schools and staff at Institute of Play use the tools in this Systems Thinking Design Pack to support teachers and students in building knowledge and skills in systems thinki...

Institute of Play Design Pack: Games and Learning

July 2, 2014

"What if teachers could harness their creativity and knowledge to engage students in new and exciting ways?  What if teachers supported each other in becoming designers of their own games for learnin...