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BrainPOP at SXSWedu 2018: Cast Your Votes!

Posted by Traci K. on

Shape the SXSWedu line-up! The 2018 conference Panel Picker is officially open, which means you can cast your votes now through August 25th for the sessions you'd most like to see in Austin in March. ...
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Terrific BrainPOP events at SXSWedu

Posted by SM Bruner on

We’re off to the Lone Star State for this year’s SXSWedu, March 9-12 in Austin. Katya Hott and POPstar Steve Isaacs (Bernards Twp SD) cover Building the EdTech Bridge on the 9th, filling you in on...

Serious Games into the K-16 Classroom with Victoria Van Voorhis

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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...
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Learn Principles of Ed Tech and Game Design with EdX online MOOC

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You may be already be familiar with our colleagues at MIT's Education Arcade and Scheller Teacher Education Programs by playing any one of the three Lure of the Labyrinth math games on GameUp! Perhaps...
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Join the Gaming in Ed Online Conference This September

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Join conference founder Steve Hargadon along with BrainPOP's own Allisyn Levy as they co-chair the first Gaming in Ed conference! This is a free event that will be held entirely online, bringing toget...

What Makes a Great Educational Game? Peek Into Our Game Evaluation Process and GLS 2014

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There are a ton of really great games out there - but a lot of them never make it into the classroom. Why is this? The reasons include poor distribution, technical challenges, and a lack of teacher su...

It’s Here! SXSWedu Announces 2014 Playground Schedule

Posted by Traci K. on

We’re absolutely thrilled to share the newly unveiled official schedule for the SXSWedu 2014 Playground, which we're co-sponsoring with Xerox. The SXSWedu Playground is an interactive learning space ...

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...

Games 4 Change and the Need for Curators of Educational Games

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

Earlier this week, BrainPOP attended and presented at the 2012 Games 4 Change conference (G4C12) here in New York City. Since it's debut in June 2011, BrainPOP's GameUp network is making an impact in ...

BrainPOP at Games+Learning+Society

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Since last June, when BrainPOP’s GameUP network offically launched, learners have logged hundreds of thousands of hours playing educational games on our site! With the excitement and interest in our g...