Who was Ada Lovelace?

October 7, 2011

October 7th is Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide event named for 19th-century mathematician Ada Lovelace. Using the power of blogging, the day celebrates women who've followed career paths into the STEM...

BrainPOP and the 2012 STEM Video Game Challenge

September 23, 2011

Last week, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the launch of the new Digital Promise Initiative. Part of the initiative is the 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge. BrainPOP is a prou...

Guest Blog: Adventures in Gaming

February 17, 2011

I met Sherri Dodd via a webinar on Video Games in the Classroom, and was hoping she'd share all the cool things she's doing with her students as a guest blogger! Thanks, Sherri. My experience implem...

Lesson Plan – Video Games: Take the STEM Challenge!

November 12, 2010

Wondering about integrating video games in your classroom? In anticipation of next week's free webinar, we've got a great new lesson plan to go along with our BrainPOP Video Game topic: Video Game...

Bonus Spotlight! STEM Skills

November 7, 2010

The special STEM-themed Spotlight we mentioned in last month's newsletter - supporting the National STEM Video Game Challenge - is now live! It's also free through January 5, the contest's deadlin...

Guest Blog: BrainPOP, Middle Schoolers, + STEM

October 25, 2010

My current state of Tennessee is adopting the STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics) approach to learning. A few years ago I was introduced to the idea that our students are "digit...

Harness the Power of STEM

October 12, 2010

Middle school teachers, help your students cultivate and hone their STEM skills in a fun and creative way:  work with them on the development of their own video game! The National STEM Video Game C...

National STEM Video Game Challenge

September 16, 2010

With President Obama's launch of the National STEM Video Game Challenge comes a BrainPOP announcement as well! We're proud to report that BrainPOP will serve as an official founding outreach part...

STEM to the Rescue: An ISTE Pre-Conference Workshop

June 17, 2010

Join BrainPOP's Kari Stubbs, PhD and Adina Popa (Steuart Weller Elementary School, VA) at their June 27th ISTE pre-conference workshop and discover how the development of a public service announce...

Denver on Our Minds

April 28, 2010

ISTE-goers, you're cordially invited to two dynamic pre-conference sessions. Both require registration by May 1, so get the details and sign up today! We’ll give each attendee a 12-month Classro...