August Spotlights

August 11, 2011

Categories: General
Spotlight: Back to School As you prep your classroom for the first bell of the season, don't miss our Spotlight: Back to School! BrainPOP topics cover everything you'll need to get your new batc...

August Webinars: Log on & Learn!

August 9, 2011

Categories: General
Our weekly webinars are back – join us Wednesdays at 4:30 pm EDT(unless otherwise noted)! On August 10th, Bev Fine – BrainPOP ESL’s Director of Outreach – takes you “ Back to School ...

Guest Post: A Day in First Grade with the Lesson Plan Diva

August 8, 2011

BrainPOP Educator, Jenaya Shaw, is a teacher at B.B. Harris Elementary in Duluth, GA. Jenaya is passionate about incorporating hands-on differentiated activities into her daily instruction.  Jenaya...

Got Lesson Plans?

August 4, 2011

  What lesson are you most looking forward to teaching this year? Is there a particular topic or unit that you can't wait to share with your students? Tell us about an upcoming lesson ...

Matt Damon: Honorary BrainPOP Educator?

August 3, 2011

Categories: General
A colleague just shared this Save Our Schools speech with me that Matt Damon recently gave. Perhaps he can be our very first honorary BrainPOP Educator? You can read the full speech here....

Guest Blog: Civil War Project Based Learning

July 25, 2011

Categories: Featured Teachers
  BrainPOP Educator, Sara Crawford, Ed. D., is an Instructional Technology Specialist in the Cartwright School District in Phoenix, Arizona. Check out her related lesson plan here! Educato...

Goodbye, Space Shuttle

July 21, 2011

Categories: General
A major milestone in space history took place in the wee hours this morning: Just before dawn, the U.S. space shuttle orbiter Atlantis landed safely for the final time at the Kennedy Space Center in C...

Webinar With Filament Games’ Dan Norton

July 15, 2011

Categories: Gaming
Planning a lesson on the Supreme Court? Challenge students to defend their position in a heated game of "Argument Wars." Trying to explain mitosis? A few rounds of Filament Games' "Cell Command" might...

After ISTE 2011…

July 13, 2011

Categories: Conferences
We had an amazing experience at ISTE this year. As always, our booth got lots of love (our marketing manager does an incredible job!) and we had a blast connecting with those of you who were able to a...

Lesson Plan Contest Winners for June!

July 6, 2011

Categories: BrainPOP Contests
  Our first monthly Lesson Plan Contest has drawn to a close, and we're excited to announce our three June winners! Sara Crawford of Alabama: Issues and People of the Civil War Patrici...