After the Storm Literacy Game

New on GameUp: After the Storm Literacy Game

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Today we're welcoming Patty Grossman from Classroom, Inc. to the blog. Patty is going to share more about a brand new literacy game her team developed called After the Storm. Thank you, Patty! How ...
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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...
Summer Slump and Math Games

Avoiding the “Summer Slump” with Math Games

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Today's guest blogger, Derek Lomas, shares research about the dreaded summer slump and ways to support students from losing progress over the summer. Derek is a  learning scientist at Carnegie Mellon ...

Teach Coding with Robot Turtles!

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BrainPOP is known for digital animations and games, but we invited guest blogger Charlotte Fixler to share about a fantastic non-digital board game that teaches principles of coding entitled Robot Tur...
Tim, Moby, and Video Games!

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...

Guest Blogger Laura Gatto on The Academy Awards, Story Telling and BrainPOP

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The Academy Awards are over, and shiny golden oscars are being clutched proudly under the arms of the winners.  Around the globe millions of people watched the show, but why? Is it the glamour and gli...
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Guest Blogger Tyler Fowler: BrainPOP Through the Eyes of a Tech Specialist

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Guest blog post by Tyler Fowler, Learning Technology Integration Specialist, USD 207 Fort Leavenworth, Kansas As a technology coach to fellow teachers, I get the chance to see, test, and teach lots...
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Mixin’ it Up With the Common Core! Guest Blogger Kara Wilkins Shares Creative Ways to Use the BrainPOP Mixer

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Guest Blogger and BrainPOP Educator Kara Wilkins is chair of the Social Studies Department at Hudson Memorial School in Hudson, New Hampshire. My name is Kara Wilkins. I have been teaching at Huds...
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Want to Guest Blog for BrainPOP?

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We love to hear stories about how teachers and students are using BrainPOP in the classroom, and we're currently accepting guest blog post submissions. Whether your students use BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr....
Video Game Challenge

Guest Blogger: Steve Isaacs Prepares for the STEM Video Game Challenge

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Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs teaches Video Game Design and Development at William Annin Middle School in Basking Ridge, NJ and online for Virtual High School.  Steve maintains a blog on tech tips, mobil...