Victoria Van Voorhis

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

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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...
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Guide to Digital Games and Learning from MindShift

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The MindShift Guide to Digital Games and Learning started as a series of blog posts written by Jordan Shapiro with support of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and the Games and...
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Participate in UCLA’s Game Based Learning Research Study

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Our friends from UCLA's CRESST are conducting a game based learning research study about building science and social emotional skills with "Go Vector Go" and "Spaceforce;" 2 games featured on BrainPOP...
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Teach Photosynthesis with the Ruby Realm Game

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The Ruby Realm is a fantastic new adventure game that we are excited to feature on GameUp! Developed by our partner, The Education Development Center, The Ruby Realm helps students construct an unders...
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3 Reasons Classroom, Inc. Loves Partnering with BrainPOP’s GameUp

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It's been a true honor for us at BrainPOP to present Classroom, Inc.'s After the Storm: Day One and The Sports Network 2 on GameUp. Not only are the games of the highest quality and incredibly valuabl...
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Learn Principles of Ed Tech and Game Design with EdX online MOOC

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You may be already be familiar with our colleagues at MIT's Education Arcade and Scheller Teacher Education Programs by playing any one of the three Lure of the Labyrinth math games on GameUp! Perhaps...
Gaming in Education

Free Online Gaming in Education Conference Begins Monday September 15!

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BrainPOP is excited to partner with the Learning Revolution Project for the first annual Gaming in Education Virtual conference.  From Building a Local Community of Game-Based Learning Professionals...
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Games and Educational Research: A Match Made in Digital Heaven

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Guest blogger Myra Luna-Lucero, M.A., Ed.M. shares the relationship between games and educational research, and  her experience using GameUp games in that capacity. Myra is a third year doctoral stud...
Gaming in Education

Join the Gaming in Ed Online Conference This September

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Join conference founder Steve Hargadon along with BrainPOP's own Allisyn Levy as they co-chair the first Gaming in Ed conference! This is a free event that will be held entirely online, bringing toget...
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What Makes a Great Educational Game? Peek Into Our Game Evaluation Process and GLS 2014

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There are a ton of really great games out there - but a lot of them never make it into the classroom. Why is this? The reasons include poor distribution, technical challenges, and a lack of teacher su...