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...

Mission US 4: City of Immigrants Lesson Plan

November 2, 2015

In this social studies lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students will use BrainPOP resources (including the Mission US: City of Immigrants online simulation) to explore the lives of the...

10 Ways Game-Based Learning Can Enhance Your Curriculum

August 6, 2015

Have you been wanting to try out game-based learning in your classroom? Here are ten ways games can enhance your curriculum and help students meet standards: 1. Make repetition more engaging (and e...

Checks and Balances Lesson Plan: Branches of Power Game

June 13, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online social studies game, Branches of Power) to learn about checks and balances and the bran...

Using Games in the Classroom

December 3, 2014

Katrina Schwartz's blog post for  MindShift on November 24, 2014 entitled, "Some Struggles Teachers Face Using Games in the Classroom" brings to light the many barriers to implementing game-based ...

Participate in UCLA’s Game Based Learning Research Study

November 14, 2014

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...

New on GameUp: American Revolution Timeline

June 23, 2014

If you teach American history, you'll love the latest game on BrainPOP's GameUp! In conjunction with our partner, Museum of the American Revolution, we've just added American Revolution Timeline to ou...

6 new Drafting Board games are now on GameUp!

June 13, 2014

That's right--we've got six new games from the Drafting Board series, created by our incredible partner iCivics. Drafting Board games are designed to allow students in grades 5-12 to explore the proce...

Games for Change Most Significant Impact Game Award Winner – Mission US

May 1, 2014

We're so excited to congratulate our partner, WNET THIRTEEN and Electric Funstuff for Mission US - A Cheyenne Odyssey, recipient of the prestigious Most Significant Impact Game award at the 2014 Gam...

Come Play! Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Social Studies Game

April 29, 2014

Originally Recorded April 2014 We welcome Christopher W. Czajka, Senior Director at LAB@Thirteen, the producer of our GameUp title Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey. Christopher will discuss how this ...