Ayiti: The Cost of Life

June 8, 2012

Ayiti is the latest addition to GameUp in conjunction with Global Kids! We're really excited to share this unique game with you. Ayiti is a turn based, strategy game that challenges players to manage ...

Constellations and Elapsed Time Lesson Plan: Chronopticon Game

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to calculate elapsed time in meaningful contexts and use models to understand that the rotation of the Earth ca...

Summertime Learning with BrainPOP!

June 7, 2012

Summertime learning is possible! In fact, it's the perfect time for students to take charge of their own learning. Here are some ideas from our lesson plan bank for extending summer learning for stud...

Bill of Rights Lesson Plan: Supreme Decision Game

May 30, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the powers of government set forth in the Constitution and the fundamental liberties ensured by the ...

Basic Geometry Lesson Plan: A Tangled Web Puzzle Game

May 24, 2012

In this lesson plan adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an interactive game) to learn about basic geometry concepts. Students will explore angles, parallel lin...

New to GameUp: Refraction

May 22, 2012

There's a new math and science game available on GameUp! In Refraction, students in grades 4-8 have the opportunity to explore light refraction and apply knowledge of fractional concepts during onli...

Our latest video case study: Digital game DESIGN in the classroom!

May 17, 2012

We're thrilled to release the newest addition to the series of video case studies put out with our partners at the Joan Ganz C...

What Do Teachers Really Think About Games in the Classroom?

May 17, 2012

We’ve made some interesting additions to our research page on BrainPOP Educators. BrainPOP teamed up with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop to lead a research project, Teacher Attitudes...

Assessment Games: A Design Challenge!

May 10, 2012

With the rise in popularity of games based learning, we are hearing more and more about game based assessment.  Though we believe that students learn a great deal and exercise their "problem solving"...

How to Improve Education

May 7, 2012

How Blogs, Social Media, and Video Games Improve Education Click the link and read the study: How Blogs, Social Media, and Video Games Improve Education, by Darrell M. West, Vice President ...