solar system

Using BrainPOP’s GameUp to Teach About the Solar System

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In addition the many movie topic pages on the solar system, BrainPOP also has three dynamic games to help students learn about space in a fun and interactive way! Build a Solar System allows studen...
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”

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

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, inclu...
Global Education Conference

Global Education Conference #Globaled12 Continues!

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BrainPOP is thrilled to be a sponsor of one of the most innovative professional development conferences to hit the web!  The 3rd annual Global Education Conference is a free 5 day, 24/7, 300+ session ...
beta testers

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...
Introducing Games Based Learning

Guest Blogger Rachael Tarshes Share Best Tips for Introducing Games Based Learning in the Classroom

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

8th Grade Science teacher, guest blogger and  superstar BrainPOP Educator Rachael Tarshes had some creative strategies for introducing game based learning in her classroom this year! Read about her st...
Assessment Games

Assessment Games: A Design Challenge!

Posted by Andrew Gardner on

With the rise in popularity of games based learning, we are hearing more and more about game based assessment.  Though we believe that students learn a great deal and exercise their "problem solving" ...