Educational Games

Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs Reflects on Playtesting Educational Games with Students

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When creating features, educational games, and other projects at BrainPOP, we strive to incorporate the teacher and student voice in all parts of the process. Recently our User Testing Lead, Katya Hot...
games in the classroom

Using Games in the Classroom

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Katrina Schwartz's blog post for  MindShift on November 24, 2014 entitled, "Some Struggles Teachers Face Using Games in the Classroom" brings to light the many barriers to implementing game-based lear...
game based learning research

Participate in UCLA’s Game Based Learning Research Study

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Our friends from UCLA's CRESST are conducting a game based learning research study about building science and social emotional skills with "Go Vector Go" and "Spaceforce;" 2 games featured on BrainPOP...
Classroom, Inc.

3 Reasons Classroom, Inc. Loves Partnering with BrainPOP’s GameUp

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It's been a true honor for us at BrainPOP to present Classroom, Inc.'s After the Storm: Day One and The Sports Network 2 on GameUp. Not only are the games of the highest quality and incredibly valuabl...
After the Storm Literacy Game

New on GameUp: After the Storm Literacy Game

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Today we're welcoming Patty Grossman from Classroom, Inc. to the blog. Patty is going to share more about a brand new literacy game her team developed called After the Storm. Thank you, Patty! How ...
Free Games for Teaching Computer Programming to Kids

6 Free Games for Teaching Kids Computer Programming

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BrainPOP's GameUp has six excellent free games to introduce students to coding and computer programming. Click on each link below to view our game resources, including related BrainPOP movie topics, l...
game over gopher

New on GameUp: Game Over Gopher

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Game Over Gopher is an engaging and educational game by Math Snacks that allows students to explore plotting functions on a grid. You can use the game to introduce students to the graphing topic or to...

Video: Teaching with Game Over Gopher Math Game

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Follow exemplary teacher, Sharon Johnson, as she uses Game Over Gopher math game with her class. Learn strategies for engaging the class in discussion, game mechanics, and fun complementary learning a...
Games and Educational Research

Games and Educational Research: A Match Made in Digital Heaven

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Guest blogger Myra Luna-Lucero, M.A., Ed.M. shares the relationship between games and educational research, and  her experience using GameUp games in that capacity. Myra is a third year doctoral stude...
What's new on BrainPOP

5 Easy Ways to See What’s New on BrainPOP

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Want to know What's New on BrainPOP? Here's a way to find out about our movie of the day, spotlight lessons and movie topics, recent movies/lessons/games we've added, and timely BrainPOP resources tha...