game based learning research

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...
Cool Science Careers

Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself Role-Playing Science Game

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Our partner, Rice University, has another fantastic science game featured on BrainPOP's GameUp! It's called Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself, and it's designed to help students in grades 5-8 exp...
Video game design

STEAM Video Game Design: Tales From Students in the Field!

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Peek into a STEAM video game design lab with POPstar David Conover and some of his Pflugerville, TX students. They’ll share their unique experiences developing a “Circuit of Sustainability” and collab...

STEM Lesson Plans

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BrainPOP's STEM collection highlights topics from Energy Sources and Digital Animation to Electric Circuits and Statistics. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this STEM lesson ...

Computer Science Education Week, the Hour of Code and BrainPOP

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December 9-14th is the official Computer Science Education Week featuring the Hour of Code, "a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify 'code' and show that anyone can learn th...

De-“Mist”-ifying Cloud Computing

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In our newest BrainPOP technology movie, Tim introduces Moby to the wonders of cloud computing. Discover how the "cloud" is really a network of powerful data centers connected by the Internet. Learn h...

The NMC Horizon Project Wants Your Stories of Innovative Technology Use in the Classroom!

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The 2013 Horizon.STEM Advisory Board invites educators to share their stories on innovative classroom technology! The NMC Horizon Project has selected a list of 12 “Technologies to Watch” which will b...

BrainPOP, Acuity and 21st Century Skills

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The 21st Century Skills initiative is at the heart of the Common Core State Standards. With the arrival of the Common Core State Standards, students in Grades K-12 are entering a new era of learning t...

Addition Blocks Comes to GameUp

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Addition Blocks is the newest math game to be featured on GameUp!  Back in 2011, the Federal Department of Education’s Digital Promise Initiative announced the STEM Video Game Challenge, and Georgia b...

BrainPOP attends the Science Online Teen Unconference in New York City

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On Saturday, our own Maia Weinstock represented BrainPOP at the inaugural Science Online Teen unconference in New York City. An offshoot of the popular Science Online held each year in North Carolina,...