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“Using games allows me to hit multiple learning styles in the same lesson in a much easier way than the normal classroom environment.” ~David McG, from Best Practices for Using Games & Simulations in the Classroom Guidelines for K–12 Educators (PDF)

You’ve probably seen first-hand how absorbing games can be for young minds. What if you could re-create that level of engagement in the classroom? By bringing the world of gaming into education – through GameUp – we’re doing just that. Games add a new way to captivate students and help them learn in a manner that’s meaningful for them.

Quality Learning Games
* Motivate and provide goals
* Encourage participation
* Foster creative, interactive problem-solving
* Strengthen critical and systems thinking
* Pose adaptive challenges
* Spark inquiry
* Require very little prep by busy teachers

Just as you’ve done with the rest of our BrainPOP content, we hope you’ll embrace the new GameUp offerings and encourage active participation to help your students succeed. Whether you’re a veteran gamer or entirely new to this medium, we encourage you to explore our educational games. Try it! We’re here to support you in your explorations of game-based learning.

Need an overview of everything GameUp has to offer? Join Angela from BrainPOP for a clear and concise screencast. Then get started right away!


This page features screencasts of some of our favorite GameUp games. Come back often for updates!

New to BrainPOP’s GameUp? Enjoy this quick overview video that explains the ins and outs of our newest game based learning portal. See the value of game play within the context of BrainPOP videos that characteristically help explain concepts and ideas fundamental to success within each game!

Have you tried our iCivics games?  Check out this overview video and take your civics and social studies lessons to the next level!

Join Superstar BrainPOP Educator Robert Miller for an overview of BrainPOP’s popular body systems game, Guts N’ Bolts.

"Using games allows me to hit multiple learning styles in the same lesson in a much easier way than the normal classroom environment." ~D...