New coding game: Run Marco!

December 6, 2015

This week is National Computer Science Education Week, and we have a great new resource to help your students participate in the Hour of Code movement. Run Marco! introduces students to programming...

Mission US: City of Immigrants is now on GameUp

November 16, 2015

We're proud to announce the addition of City of Immigrants to our growing collection of wonderful Mission US games. These games immerse students in U.S. history through interactive role-playing experi...

Visual Information is a Fundamental Element in Learning

November 12, 2015

This case study, presented by The MirandaNet Fellowship, investigates whether the growing use of BrainPOP videos, gaming and quizzes enriches student learning and, if so, what can be done to improv...

Playing Time Zone X

November 2, 2015

This screencast provides contextual help for playing the GameUP game Time Zone X.  ...

The Educator’s Guide to Teaching with Digital Interactive Models

October 19, 2015

BrainPOP's GameUp features simulations, interactive models, and (of course) games. Each of these three types of resources have a unique purpose and benefit for students: Simulations are Dynamic re...

The Educator’s Guide to Teaching with Digital Simulations

September 21, 2015

All games are not created equal, and many resources that are commonly referred to as games are actually digital simulations or interactive models. The difference isn't just a matter of semantics: e...

Using Sortify

September 16, 2015

This screencast provides a brief overview of the GameUp game Sortify....

Using SnapThought®

September 16, 2015

This screencast provides a brief overview of the SnapThought® tool....

2 New Virtual Labs are Now on GameUp

September 16, 2015

Virtual labs are the perfect way to prepare students for using a real science lab, and they're a terrific alternative when you aren't able to provide as many hands-on investigations as you'd like. ...

Building Fluency with Math Games on GameUp!

September 9, 2015

The first few weeks of school are spent reviewing those skills and concepts students learned the previous year, but may not have practiced over the summer. Math skills are often among those “forgott...