Avoiding the “Summer Slump” with Math Games

June 26, 2014

Today's guest blogger, Derek Lomas, shares research about the dreaded summer slump and ways to support students from losing progress over the summer. Derek is a  learning scientist at Carnegie Mellon...

Where are Your “My BrainPOP” Classes and Quizzes?

June 18, 2014

In order to simplify BrainPOP, we have removed "My BrainPOP" class and quiz information from BrainPOP Educators.  Now, when you login to your personal My BrainPOP account, you'll see a new way to nav...

What Makes a Great Educational Game? Peek Into Our Game Evaluation Process and GLS 2014

June 6, 2014

There are a ton of really great games out there - but a lot of them never make it into the classroom. Why is this? The reasons include poor distribution, technical challenges, and a lack of teacher su...

Teach Coding with Robot Turtles!

May 23, 2014

BrainPOP is known for digital animations and games, but we invited guest blogger Charlotte Fixler to share about a fantastic non-digital board game that teaches principles of coding entitled Robot Tu...

Registration is Live for the POPup! Classroom at ISTE 2014

May 20, 2014

We're thrilled to be serving as one of ISTE's 2014 sponsors! As part of that sponsorship, we will be hosting a “POPUp Classroom," where we’ll lead a series of professional development sessions. Th...

Make Your Own BrainPOP Animation

May 2, 2014

Interested in making your own BrainPOP animation? Emily Smith leads "The Hive Society" a 5th grade Language Arts teacher at Cunningham Elementary in Austin TX. This year alone her student "scholars" ...

Games for Change Most Significant Impact Game Award Winner – Mission US

May 1, 2014

We're so excited to congratulate our partner, WNET THIRTEEN and Electric Funstuff for Mission US - A Cheyenne Odyssey, recipient of the prestigious Most Significant Impact Game award at the 2014 Gam...

Summer Training for Teachers: PD with BrainPOP for free!

April 25, 2014

We want to provide you with opportunities for summer training for teachers, to get the most out of a BrainPOP subscription. So what do you want to know about? Are you interested in learning about crea...

Insects make their Debut on BrainPOP Jr.

April 11, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP Jr. Science
Scientists have found about a million species of insects! In this new science movie, Annie and Moby explore insects and their different traits. You'll find out about insects’ anatomy, behavior, life...

#Edtechbridge – Connecting Teachers and Entrepreneurs Through Twitter – Wednesdays at 6PM ET

April 8, 2014

There is a lot of buzz about teachers and EdTech entrepreneurs working together to build great tools for students and schools, but it still can be a struggle to figure out how exactly to collaborate. ...