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...
Gaming in Education

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...
science game

New on GameUp: MedMyst Animal Alert Science Game

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MedMyst Animal Alert is a brand new science game from our partner, Rice University. Designed for students in grades 5-12, MedMyst Animal Alert allows students to take on the role of epidemiologists, m...

Playful Assessment: BrainPOP’s Sortify Game

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Originally Recorded June 2014 Join us as we explore BrainPOP’s Sortify Game. Designed for “playful assessment,” Sortify covers a range of core subjects and is appropriate for lower elementary throu...

6 new Drafting Board games are now on GameUp!

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That's right--we've got six new games from the Drafting Board series, created by our incredible partner iCivics. Drafting Board games are designed to allow students in grades 5-12 to explore the proce...
Citizen Science Game

More Citizen Science Lesson Ideas

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Game Learning Society (GLS) has provided 5 additional lesson plans for the Citizen Science game. Visit their site to view and download the following PDFs: Citizen Science - Cause and Effect Lesson...

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...
Code Fred Science Game

De-Coding the Code Fred Science Game from the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago

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Originally Recorded May 2014 De-code the coding process! Go behind the scenes with game designers from the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, makers of the GameUp Code Fred science game, for a...
ISTE 2014 BrainPOP!

Registration is Live for the POPup! Classroom at ISTE 2014

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We're thrilled to be serving as one of ISTE's 2014 sponsors! As part of that sponsorship, we will be hosting a “POPUp Classroom," where we’ll lead a series of professional development sessions. These ...