Addition Blocks Comes to GameUp

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Addition Blocks is the newest math game to be featured on GameUp!  Back in 2011, the Federal Department of Education’s Digital Promise Initiative announced the STEM Video Game Challenge, and Georgia b...
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Making Student BrainPOP Videos – First Grade Teacher Lauren Bounds Shares her Process

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Lauren Bounds is a 1st Grade teacher at the Thackston School in Knoxville, TN. In this guest blog post, Lauren tells the story of using BrainPOP as inspiration for making a solar system movie with her...

BrainPOP in Mooresville NC – a Video from EdWeek

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Mooresville North Carolina has gotten national publicity for their successful implementation of a one-to-one laptop program. So we were thrilled to see that BrainPOP was featured in a video about Moor...
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Topic Specific Lesson Ideas Come to BrainPOP Jr – Search Less, Find More

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Are you ready to take BrainPOP Jr to the next level with your students? Then go ahead, click that shiny new "lesson ideas" button on every BrainPOP Jr. Topic page! Clicking this button for a whole new...

BrainPOP Inspires Student Animation Projects

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Guest Blogger Cheryl Phillips in an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher in Prince William County Public Schools, VA.  In today's guest blog post, Cheryl shares how BrainPOP is now inspiring her ...

Peer Pressure – BrainPOP’s Newest Topic

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Peer Pressure is a part of growing up, and BrainPOP wants to help students better understand its effects. As you get older, you’ll find yourself spending less time around your parents, and more time a...
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Visualization, Connections, and Higher Order Thinking – a Guest Blog Post by Laura Gatto

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“If you understand something in only one way, then you don't really understand it at all. The secret of what anything means to us depends on how we've connected it to all other things we know.” – AI r...

Playful Learning Summit at GLS

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Announcing the GLS Playful Learning Summit! Are you an educator passionate or curious about game-based learning and digital media?  You are invited to register for the 2013 Games+Learning+Society Pla...

Games For Change Award Nominations go to GameUp Partners Filament and Learning Games Network!

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Congratulations to GameUp partners Filament Games and Learning Games Network for their nominations in the "Best Gameplay" category at the annual Games for Change awards this June. LGN's game,  Quandar...

Apps that Close the Gap Summit

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BrainPOP is proud to be sponsoring the Apps that Close the Gap Summit at Teachers College, Columbia University this Saturday May 11th.  This unique day long summit is designed to address using technol...