The Educator’s Guide to Teaching with Digital Interactive Models

October 19, 2015

BrainPOP's GameUp features simulations, interactive models, and (of course) games. Each of these three types of resources have a unique purpose and benefit for students: Simulations are Dynamic re...

The Educator’s Guide to Teaching with Digital Simulations

September 21, 2015

All games are not created equal, and many resources that are commonly referred to as games are actually digital simulations or interactive models. The difference isn't just a matter of semantics: e...

Using Sortify

September 16, 2015

This screencast provides a brief overview of the GameUp game Sortify....

Using SnapThought®

September 16, 2015

This screencast provides a brief overview of the SnapThought® tool....

2 New Virtual Labs are Now on GameUp

September 16, 2015

Virtual labs are the perfect way to prepare students for using a real science lab, and they're a terrific alternative when you aren't able to provide as many hands-on investigations as you'd like. ...

Building Fluency with Math Games on GameUp!

September 9, 2015

The first few weeks of school are spent reviewing those skills and concepts students learned the previous year, but may not have practiced over the summer. Math skills are often among those “forgott...

10 Ways Game-Based Learning Can Enhance Your Curriculum

August 6, 2015

Have you been wanting to try out game-based learning in your classroom? Here are ten ways games can enhance your curriculum and help students meet standards: 1. Make repetition more engaging (and e...

Helping to Build a “Nation of Makers”

June 12, 2015

We’re so proud to announce our involvement with the National Week of Making, celebrating the builders, creators, designers, and problem solvers among us! Running today through June 18th, the Nationa...

Research Shows the Power of Game-Based Learning

May 28, 2015

Our GameUp partner, EdGe at TERC  is passionate about game-based learning! They're a team of designers, educators, and researchers working together to study how game-based learning can be measured an...

New on GameUp: Quill Proofreader

April 24, 2015

We're proud to welcome Quill to our list of outstanding GameUp partners! In these interactive grammar exercises adaptable for grades 5-8, students play the role of teacher by correcting grammatical an...