teaching with games

10 Ways Game-Based Learning Can Enhance Your Curriculum

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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"

Helping to Build a “Nation of Makers”

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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...
game-based learning

Research Shows the Power of Game-Based Learning

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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...
Quill game

New on GameUp: Quill Proofreader

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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...
Digital Compass

Common Sense Media Launches Their New Game, “Digital Compass”

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We're excited to announce the release of a new educational game, Digital Compass, from our friends at Common Sense Media! Digital Compass is a choose-your-own-adventure interactive game developed ...
Sizing up the universe

New on GameUp: Sizing Up the Universe

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Sizing Up the Universe is the latest offering from our games partner, Smithsonian Education. Targeted for students in grades 4-8, Sizing Up the Universe helps kids consider scale with questions such a...
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New on GameUp: Slice Fractions

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Our newest partner on GameUp is Ululab, and they're bringing a fantastic new game! Check out Slice Fractions, a math game that helps students master the concept of fractions. Players must guide a w...
A-Games Project

Using Games for Formative Assessment: The A-Games Project

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We’re thrilled to be able to tell you about the A-Games Project, a newly published study that looks at the use of digital learning games for formative assessment. This project, funded by the Bill an...
Game Play Great Talk

You’re (Re)invited to a Game Play Great Talks

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(Photo Credit) Our original January event has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. Join us at BrainPOP headquarters on Thursday, February 26th, from 6:30-8:30 pm as Jessica Millstone shares how...
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BrainPOP’s Free Online Course!

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BrainPOP Educators is happy to announce the debut of our free self-guided online course. This 3 unit course will help get you up and running with all BrainPOP features! Unit 1: This unit will ...