Hot Off the Press – Horizon Report K12 Edition: 2012

May 18, 2012

BrainPOP’s Vice President of 21st Century Learning, Dr. Kari Stubbs, is a member of the  Horizon K12 Board.  We’re excited to share that the 2012 edition of the Horizon K12 report was just relea...

What Do Teachers Really Think About Gaming in Education?

May 17, 2012

Categories: GameUP Gaming General
We’ve made some interesting additions to our research page on BrainPOP Educators. BrainPOP teamed up with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop to lead a research project, Teacher Attitudes...

Guest Blogger: Jaclyn McLaren’s Year End Review

May 15, 2012

Jaclyn McLaren is a 6th grade Earth Science teacher at Webb Bridge Middle School in Alpharetta, GA. I have been teaching 6th Grade Earth Science for six years and we have been able to use BrainPOP,...

New on BrainPOP: Edgar Allan Poe

May 14, 2012

Categories: BrainPOP General Writing
Worry nevermore, BrainPOP now has an  Edgar Allan Poe movie!  We profile the 19th century author’s background and career as a writer, as well as his influence on gothic literature.  Join Tim and ...

May Spotlights

May 7, 2012

We're spotlighting Sports & Fitness and Practical Math this month, so be sure to check out the collection of movies and other resources featured throughout all of May.   The arrival of warmer we...

The REAL Commission Report

April 30, 2012

Categories: Conferences General
Back in January we shared Dr. Kari Stubs’s experience at the  REAL (Recommendations for Education and Advancement of Learning) Commission kickoff meeting in Washington, DC.  The commission consist...

Awesome Arctic Resources

April 30, 2012

If you missed the chance to venture into the Arctic with IMAX, we’ve got you covered!  In our April 25th webinar, we were joined by filmmaker Shaun MacGillivray and WWF’s polar bear expert, Geoff...

Enter the Labyrinth Challenge!

April 21, 2012

If you joined us for either of our recent Play Seriously: The MIT Education Arcade webinars, you already know a bit about The Labyrinth Challenge.  For those of you who may have missed the webinars o...

Webinar Alert: edWeb.net Presents- How to Use the Video Game Model to Build Curriculum Units

April 17, 2012

Thursday, April 19 4:00PM ET: edWeb.net Webinar: How To Use The Video Game Model To Build Curriculum Units Games are engaging our children both in and out of the classroom.  Components of gaming ...

IMAX & BrainPOP Team Up for an Earth Awareness Lesson Plan Contest!

April 11, 2012

We’re celebrating Earth Awareness month with a new lesson plan contest!  BrainPOP has teamed up with Warner Bros. and IMAX® to help raise awareness about the changing Arctic wilderness. With the u...