educational games for girls

EdWeb Webinar: Educational Games for Girls – Collaboration and Context

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This Thursday, January 10 at 4pm ET,  join our friends at EdWeb for a compelling webinar. Presenters: Victoria Van Voorhis, Founder & CEO, Second Avenue Software, and  Jayne C. Lammers, Assi...
simple machines

New Game on GameUp: Simple Machines!

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In Simple Machines, the newest science game featured on GameUp, there are spare robot parts all over the Museum. It's the job of Twitch to go and collect them. It won't be easy, and that's the problem...
game design

Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs Shares Tales from the Game Design Classroom

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Guest Blogger and BrainPOP Educator Steve Isaacs share his methods for incorporating game design into his classroom.  You can find the post in its original form on Steve's blog, games and learning. ...
treefrog treasure

New Game on GameUp: Center for Game Science presents “Treefrog Treasure”

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The Center for Game Science (CGS) is part of the department of computer science at the University of Washington. We’re made up of a group of designers, software engineers, artists, and students, inc...
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Using the BrainPOP Mixer in Creative Ways

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BrainPOP Educators continue to submit interesting quizzes using the BrainPOP Mixer tool.   One of our recent favorites is from @jodonnell from Raymond W. Kershaw Elementary School in New Jersey, w...
Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship Spotlight

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Now that the school year is in full swing, remember to check out the BrainPOP Spotlight on Digital Citizenship.  More than ever, classrooms are going digital, and it’s our job as teachers to help ...
Awards from Globaloria

The Globeys: Globaloria’s Game Design Awards

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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, ...
Partners in Learning

Microsoft Partners in Learning

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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...
STEM teacher Corps

STEM Teacher Corps Announced

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Last week, President Obama announced plans for a STEM teacher Corps to recognize and reward leading teachers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas. Recognizing the imp...
Sally Ride

RIP Sally Ride

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The world lost a true pioneer yesterday. Sally Ride, who flew through space in 1983, died of pancreatic cancer. Though most well known as an astronaut, watch the BrainPOP animation to learn more about...