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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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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...
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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...
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GameUp Video Game Evaluation Rubric

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How does BrainPOP evaluate and choose games to put onto GameUp? BrainPOP's GameUp team created this rubric to provide a framework by which to evaluate a games merit. We consider many aspects of a game...
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What Video Games Can Teach Educators

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Last week, guest blogger Caryn Swark shared her tips and tricks for game design in the classroom. Now, she's taken to her own blog to explore the benefits of video games for educators. With an interes...
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Participate! Digital Games and Family Life Survey

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The following post comes from our friends at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center   -   Are you a parent of a child age 4-13 who uses digital games? If so, you are eligible to take a digital games and...
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Game-Based Learning Design Workshop

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"The single best opportunity for innovation in education is to gather teachers together in professional development programs that are pedagogy-centered, so that they can hone their teaching techniqu...
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From Theory to Practice to Evaluation: Game-Based Learning in Action

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These 5 articles help demonstrate just some of the many beneficial values of game-based learning. Five Video Games Your Middle Schooler Should Be Playing (Plus a Bonus One) In this article, game...

Game-Based Learning Resources

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We offer game-based learning lesson plans, research on games for learning, game making tools, student-made games, and more to support game-based-learning (GBL) using GameUp....