BrainPOP at ISTE2015

Photo Recap – BrainPOP at ISTE 2015!

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BrainPOP traveled to Philadelphia for ISTE 2015 where Moby and the rest of the BrainPOP team interacted with thousands of educators from all over the world. Many ISTE attendees took advantage of the p...
Quest to Learn

Creative Assessment at Quest to Learn School

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Last Friday, I had the honor of being one of the judges for the the Rube Goldberg Machines Boss Level at NYC's Quest 2to Learn School. With all of debate surrounding assessment, it was refreshing to w...
STEM video game challenge

National STEM Video Game Challenge 2013

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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 goal i...
beta testers

Students as Beta Testers

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Yesterday we put out a request on behalf of our friends at E-line Media, who are inviting classes to become beta testers for their new "Real Robots of Robot High" game.  Today we share with you some f...

Our latest video case study: Digital game DESIGN in the classroom!

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We're thrilled to release the newest addition to the series of video case studies put out with our partners at the Joan Ganz C...
Gaming in Education

New Research: Teacher Attitudes about Gaming in the Classroom

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What Do Teachers Really Think About Gaming in Education? A few months ago, BrainPOP teamed up with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and embarked on a research project to dig deep into t...
minecraft in education

Exploring Minecraft in Education

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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...
robotics

Visiting a Robotics Team in Action

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Think back to your own elementary school days. Could you have designed an innovative solution that preserved food and reduced contamination? How about a robot that conquered a set of pre-determined mi...

Boss Levels at Quest to Learn

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I had the good fortune of being invited to judge the Rube Goldberg Machines Challenge at the amazing and innovative Quest to Learn School. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with the term, a “Rube...

Learning a Cell Cycle by Playing a GAME?

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Can YOU learn how a cell cycle works by playing a GAME?   That’s the challenge Sarah Jean-Daum gave her students – 7th-graders at NYC’s Cathedral School – earlier this month. The game in qu...