The Space Shuttle comes to NYC!

The Space Shuttle comes to NYC!

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Gasps of excitement filled the BrainPOP offices this morning as the Space Shuttle (atop a 747) flew past our windows! Everyone was standing by the windows, mouths wide, with the cameras in hand! In ce...
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National STEM Video Game Challenge Extension

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Great news!  The National STEM Video Game Challenge has just announced that they are extending the contest’s deadline to March 23rd.  As part of the Digital Promise Initiative, the Challenge aims ...
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Exploring Minecraft in Education

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It's a rare teacher who encourages students to visit another world when they should be focused at school. But that's exactly how Joel Levin, a computer teacher at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory Scho...

STEM Video Game Challenge

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As a proud sponsor of the STEM video game challenge, BrainPOP will be participating in PBS kids' twitter party this Thursday night. RSVP to join the party and chat about the learning theories behind...
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Teacher, Game Designer and BrainPOP Educator, Adam Coccari

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This Wednesday at 6:30 PM ET, we welcome back to our webinar series BrainPOP educator extrodinaire Adam Coccari.  Not only is Adam working with his students to prepare games for the National STEM cha...
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Guest Blogger: Steve Isaacs Prepares for the STEM Video Game Challenge

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Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs teaches Video Game Design and Development at William Annin Middle School in Basking Ridge, NJ and online for Virtual High School.  Steve maintains a blog on tech tips, mobi...
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Guest Blogger Laura Brown – Reflections on Science Education in Shanghai

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With all the buzz at  BrainPOP about the STEM video game challenge and this week's Global Education Conference, today we welcome Guest Blogger Laura Brown. Laura is an expatriate science teacher work...

Webinar Alert: National STEM Video Game Challenge

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National STEM Video Game Challenge With BrainPOP and Gamestar Mechanic Wednesday, November 16th 4:30 PM EDT Duration: 1 Hour From the National STEM Video Game Challenge to ed tech co...
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BrainPOP and E-Line Media Celebrate National Game Day

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On Saturday, November 12th,  BrainPOP and partner E-Line Media celebrated National Gaming Day with RUgame11, an all day professional development event at BrainPOP headquarters in New York City.  Ove...
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Are You Game? Game Design Workshop – November 12th

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Attention New York City area educators! Are you 'game' for a free one day game design workshop with BrainPOP and Gamestar Mechanic? Then read on. . . From the National STEM Video Game Challenge to ...