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Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs Shares Tales from the Game Design Classroom

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Guest Blogger and BrainPOP Educator Steve Isaacs share his methods for incorporating game design into his classroom.  You can find the post in its original form on Steve's blog, games and learning. ...
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New Game on GameUp: Center for Game Science presents “Treefrog Treasure”

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The Center for Game Science (CGS) is part of the department of computer science at the University of Washington. We’re made up of a group of designers, software engineers, artists, and students, inclu...

Food Safety Lesson Plan: Ninja Kitchen Game

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In this food safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students will use BrainPOP resources and an online health game to explore the principals of food safety. Students will learn the imp...
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Global Education Conference Day 4!

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Today marks day 4 of the week long marathon known as the Global Education Conference!  Here are some highlights from BrainPOP's Games and Learning Strand. At 8:00AM, Join Danny Fain, STEM Teacher-i...
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Global Education Conference #Globaled12 Continues!

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BrainPOP is thrilled to be a sponsor of one of the most innovative professional development conferences to hit the web!  The 3rd annual Global Education Conference is a free 5 day, 24/7, 300+ session ...
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Games Sessions at the Global Education Conference

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The third annual Global Education Conference will be held next week November 12-16th, and BrainPOP is thrilled to be sponsoring the many game-based learning and game design sessions. This year's entir...
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A Free Game for Practicing Number Sense Skills

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Battleship Numberline is a fun game by Numbaland that can be used to teach and reinforce all kinds of number sense skills: whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and measurement! You can utilize Battlesh...

Get Your Game On for the Presidential Election!

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The presidential election is just around the corner and GameUp has quite a few games that will engage your students while learning about the election process. With a special election edition of “Budge...

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Lesson Plan: The Quandary Game

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This problem-solving lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, centers around an online gamed called Quandary that engages students in making ethical decisions about a society they are helping to shape....
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Preparing for the 3rd Presidential Debate with BrainPOP

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Preparing your students for tonight's 3rd and final presidential debate? Remember, BrainPOP has a plethora of resources for you to use in the classroom. Check out our election spotlight movies, our...