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

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

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...
New Media Consortium

New Media Consortium Loves GameUp!

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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 ...
Lesson Plan Contest

Game-Based Learning Lesson Plan Contest

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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...
ISTE

Guest Blogger Rachael Tarshes’s ISTE Playground Recap

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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.Â...
Teaching with Games Webinar

Teaching with Games, GLPC Case Study: Lisa

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The Joan Ganz Cooney Center released new research from the Games and Learning Publishing Council initiative about teaching with games. They conducted a series of case studies and a national survey, Te...

Game On: Follow #esinstruct tweet chat tonight at 7:30 ET (4:30 PT)

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

Our buddies over at Edsurge are hosting the third #esinstruct tweet chat discussion: "Games and Learning in the Classroom." We, @BrainPOP, will be there, tweeting some cool news about our GameUp col...

See iCivics in Action

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If you've heard about BrainPOP's collection of free online games but haven't had a chance to check it out, here's an easy way to see what GameUp has to offer! In this screencast, we take you on a brie...
Pocket Law Firm

iCivics’ Pocket Law Firm Game on iOS

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

Are you a fan of GameUp? Do you love the BrainPOP Featured Movie App? Well then, we've got exciting news.  Our friends at Filament Games and iCivics have introduced the newest version of their most ...

Games Based Learning, Call for Proposals

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With the ever expanding list of game offerings on BrainPOP's GameUp, we like to share about games based learning opportunities that we think you will find useful. Every summer the Games Learning and S...

Webinar Alert: Differentiating with Digital Games

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You’ve heard all the buzz about digital games in the classroom – but does game-based learning work with differentiated instruction? Can games really meet the needs of all your students? Allisyn Le...