Do I Have a Right? Social Studies Game: Tips and Tricks

January 23, 2014

Here are some tips to help you use the iCivics social studies game Do I Have Right? with your students: Have students use their real names if you plan to collect their game results. Make sure st...

Free Games-Based Learning Professional Development Event at FETC Conference

January 16, 2014

BrainPOP is thrilled to partner with FETC and Learning Games Network to offer a free day of professional development to educators from across the country to innovate through the use of games in educ...

Math Games: Battleship Numberline and My BrainPOP

January 10, 2014

Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If so, they’ll be able to take snapshots during the Battleship Numberline math game! MyBrainPOP is available to BrainPOP Educa...

My BrainPOP is YOUR BrainPOP

December 23, 2013

If you haven’t already begun using our newest feature - My BrainPOP -  it’s a great time to get started! Developed with the close input of teachers like you, My BrainPOP simplifies both teachers...

Puppy Adventure Tips and Tricks

December 6, 2013

Puppy adventure is a game where players guide Pixel the puppy home by solving a series of programming puzzles.  Students solve each puzzle by programming Pixel to reach the goal using the provided vi...

Tynker 15 Block Challenge Computer Programming Game

December 6, 2013

Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for 15 Block Challenge, a free online computer programming game....

Impulse Game Teaching Tips

November 20, 2013

Completing every level of the Impulse game takes approximately 70 minutes, allotting one minute for each of the 70 levels. However, students can benefit from much shorter game play times. You can e...

Using Games in Blended Lesson Plans

September 19, 2013

Want to make your mark as a blended educator, using web-based games to enhance students' learning? Look no further than the fast-evolving world of using Digital Games Based Learning in the classroom. ...

Build-A-Body Assessment Tips

September 4, 2013

You can use the Build-A-Body: Digestive System simulation as both a pre- and post-assessment tool. Have students explore the simulation prior to your unit of instruction on the digestive system to bui...

Top 5 Tips for Accommodation Using BrainPOP

August 13, 2013

These tips on accomodation using BrainPOP help students with various learning styles in every setting. In this guest blog post, BrainPOP's Summer POPstar in Residence, Mike Jones, shares his top 5 tip...