And the Gold Award Winner is. . . . Guts and Bolts!

August 24, 2012

Just like Jamaican running superstar Usain Bolt crossed the finish line for a gold at the Olympics- "Guts and Bolts" - one of BrainPOP's own games on GameUp - is now a gold award winner all its own! T...

The Food Chain Game

August 21, 2012

Want to see the food chain process come alive for your students? Introduce them to The Food Chain Game on BrainPOP's GameUp! We're proud to offer this resource in conjunction with Sheppard Software...

New Media Consortium Loves GameUp!

August 16, 2012

The New Media Consortium, authors of the esteemed and widely referenced Horizon Reports, provides an authoritative voice about all things education and technology. Therefore we were thrilled to see a ...

The Globeys: Globaloria’s Game Design Awards

August 13, 2012

Globaloria, established by the World Wide Workshop, is a program that teaches students how to create web-based educational games and interactive simulations. Each year, the program hosts the Globeys, ...

Math Game Challenge: Lure of the Labyrinth

August 9, 2012

This spring, we told you about a national math challenge for middle schoolers run by The MIT Education Arcade and supported by BrainPOP. Between April 1st and June 15th, nearly 1,000 teachers and othe...

Microsoft Partners in Learning

July 30, 2012

Dr. Kari Stubbs, Vice President of 21st Century Learning, is heading west to Redmond, WA to visit the Microsoft Headquarters for the 2012 Partners in Learning US Forum. This BrainPOP-sponsored event w...

iCivics Success- Research Supports Gaming in the Classroom

July 20, 2012

The popularity of gaming in the classroom is rapidly growing and more studies are proving that itÔÇÖs not just fun, it actually helps students learn! iCivics, the developer of GameUp games Supreme Dec...

Educational Games Resources

July 17, 2012

As teachers we know the summer provides time to consider new ideas for the upcoming year. BrainPOP Educator Jen Wagner has put together a list of educational game organizations that can help guide you...

Game-Based Learning Lesson Plan Contest

July 10, 2012

Filament Games, the developers of GameUp games You Make Me Sick, Cell Command, and Crazy Plant Shop, is hosting a lesson plan contest! They are looking for educators who are supporters of game-based l...

Guest Blogger Rachael Tarshes’s ISTE Playground Recap

July 6, 2012

8th Grade Science teacher, guest blogger, and superstar BrainPOP Educator Rachael Tarshes joined the BrainPOP team in San Diego to share her strategies for game-based learning at the ISTE Playground.┬...