National STEM Video Game Challenge Extension

March 9, 2012

Great news!  The National STEM Video Game Challenge has just announced that they are extending the contest’s deadline to March 23rd.  As part of the Digital Promise Initiative, the Challenge aims ...

Exploring Minecraft in Education

February 6, 2012

It's a rare teacher who encourages students to visit another world when they should be focused at school. But that's exactly how Joel Levin, a computer teacher at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory Scho...

STEM Video Game Challenge

January 18, 2012

As a proud sponsor of the STEM video game challenge, BrainPOP will be participating in PBS kids' twitter party this Thursday night. RSVP to join the party and chat about the learning theories behind...

Teacher, Game Designer and BrainPOP Educator, Adam Coccari

January 16, 2012

This Wednesday at 6:30 PM ET, we welcome back to our webinar series BrainPOP educator extrodinaire Adam Coccari.  Not only is Adam working with his students to prepare games for the National STEM cha...

Guest Blogger Laura Brown – Reflections on Science Education in Shanghai

November 17, 2011

With all the buzz at  BrainPOP about the STEM video game challenge and this week's Global Education Conference, today we welcome Guest Blogger Laura Brown. Laura is an expatriate science teacher work...

Webinar Alert: National STEM Video Game Challenge

November 15, 2011

National STEM Video Game Challenge With BrainPOP and Gamestar Mechanic Wednesday, November 16th 4:30 PM EDT Duration: 1 Hour From the National STEM Video Game Challenge to ed tech co...

BrainPOP and E-Line Media Celebrate National Game Day

November 13, 2011

On Saturday, November 12th,  BrainPOP and partner E-Line Media celebrated National Gaming Day with RUgame11, an all day professional development event at BrainPOP headquarters in New York City.  Ove...

Are You Game? Game Design Workshop – November 12th

October 21, 2011

Attention New York City area educators! Are you 'game' for a free one day game design workshop with BrainPOP and Gamestar Mechanic? Then read on. . . From the National STEM Video Game Challenge to ...

Who was Ada Lovelace?

October 7, 2011

October 7th is Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide event named for 19th-century mathematician Ada Lovelace. Using the power of blogging, the day celebrates women who've followed career paths into the STEM...

BrainPOP and the 2012 STEM Video Game Challenge

September 23, 2011

Last week, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the launch of the new Digital Promise Initiative. Part of the initiative is the 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge. BrainPOP is a prou...