Puppy Adventure Computer Programming Learning Game

December 6, 2013

Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for Tynker: Puppy Adventure, a free online computer programming game....

Computer Coding Lesson Plan: Blockly Maze Game

December 6, 2013

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore computer coding, algorithms, and programming....

Puppy Adventure Tips and Tricks

December 6, 2013

Puppy adventure is a game where players guide Pixel the puppy home by solving a series of programming puzzles.  Students solve each puzzle by programming Pixel to reach the goal using the provided vi...

Sketch Racer Computer Programming Game Tips and Tricks

December 6, 2013

In the Sketch Racer programming game, students must connect the visual code blocks in the right order. For example, if they need to move 2 spaces, they may need to connect two ‘Run’ blocks one aft...

Logo Programming Game Lesson Plan: Turtle Academy

December 6, 2013

In this logo programming game lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including the Turtle Academy online programming game) to explore the popular computer pro...

Tynker 15 Block Challenge Computer Programming Game

December 6, 2013

Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for 15 Block Challenge, a free online computer programming game....

SimCityEDU – The Newest Release from GlassLab

November 21, 2013

Remember SimCity, Will Wright's famous game in which you create the city of your dreams?  Recently Glasslab, a nonprofit video game development group based at the California campus of game publishe...

Impulse Game Teaching Tips

November 20, 2013

Completing every level of the Impulse game takes approximately 70 minutes, allotting one minute for each of the 70 levels. However, students can benefit from much shorter game play times. You can e...

Game-Based Learning Resources

November 12, 2013

We offer game-based learning lesson plans, research on games for learning, game making tools, student-made games, and more to support game-based-learning (GBL) using GameUp....

Ninja Kitchen is now on GameUp

November 1, 2013

We at BrainPOP are super excited to present the Ninja Kitchen game from our partners at NMSU's Learning Games Lab! Ninja Kitchen is a unique and innovative game that allows students in grades 3-8 to...