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New on Gameup

The Fiscal Ship

Posted by jglassman on

The Fiscal Ship, a new game developed by 1st Playable Productions in collaboration with the designers of Budget Hero, challenges students in grades 6-12 to use real-world data from the Congressiona...
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New on GameUp: Teachley Mt. Multiplis

Posted by jglassman on

Your students will love Mt. Multiplis, the latest game from our partner Teachley, an award-winning educational technology company made up of experienced teachers. In this game, players earn gems by us...
gls conference

Learning With Games at #GLS11

Posted by angelawatson on

BrainPOP staffer Allison Mishkin recently attended the GLS conference and is sharing the learning with us here on the blog today. Thanks, Allison! The 11th annual Games+Learning+Society Conference ...
game-based learning

Research Shows the Power of Game-Based Learning

Posted by angelawatson on

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...
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 ...
A-Games Project

Using Games for Formative Assessment: The A-Games Project

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

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...
Game Play Great Talk

You’re Invited: Sparking Change Through Game Play

Posted by angelawatson on

(Photo Credit) Join us at BrainPOP headquarters on Monday, January 26th, from 6-8 pm as Jessica Millstone shares how gaming can impact social change! Facing History and Ourselves in New York will ...
games in the classroom

Using Games in the Classroom

Posted by Laura Gatto on

Katrina Schwartz's blog post for  MindShift on November 24, 2014 entitled, "Some Struggles Teachers Face Using Games in the Classroom" brings to light the many barriers to implementing game-based ...
Victoria Van Voorhis

Serious Games into the K-16 Classroom with Victoria Van Voorhis

Posted by Laura Gatto on

In this video talk with Victoria Van Voorhis of Rochester discusses the challenges in taking serious games and interactive media from the margins to the mainstream across the K-16 spectrum. Her essent...