BrainPOP’s FYI Feature- The Perfect Informational Text Resources to Support Reading Comprehension

August 22, 2013

BrainPOP’s 2013 Teacher in Residence, Mike Jones, shares some of his favorite teaching strategies to support reading comprehension using informational text in BrainPOP’s FYI feature. In my 7th gr...

Vote BrainPOP Into SXSWedu 2014!

August 20, 2013

Categories: General
A BrainPOP panel is up for inclusion in 2014's SXSWedu conference. We need your help! Our panel, “Designing Learning Games that Don’t Suck,” will ignite a conversation around how to best gathe...

New Games on GameUp: Checks and Balances & Branches of Government

August 7, 2013

Categories: GameUP
We’ve added two new games to GameUp from our friends at Sheppard Software - Checks and Balances & Branches of Government! Designed for grades 3-8, Checks and Balances guides students in explori...

More Exciting Changes Are Coming to BrainPOP Educators

July 25, 2013

Categories: General
We’ve been busy making changes to BrainPOP Educators and want to keep you in the loop! First, you might have noticed our navigation has slowly changed over the past few weeks. We’re currently in t...

BrainPOP and Living Up to Your POTENTIAL ….Energy!!

July 23, 2013

Categories: BrainPOP Science
Guest blogger Christine Abdou reflects on teaching difficult content while addressing all learning styles with the use of BrainPOP.  As an elementary school science teacher, I often find myself ha...

BrainPOP ESL Completes Level 3!

July 12, 2013

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
It just keeps getting better! BrainPOP ESL now has 3 complete levels of movies (30 lessons per level) teaching beginning to advanced English language. ELLs learn language usage through the engaging mo...

BrainPOP is now available on Kindle FreeTime Unlimited!

July 1, 2013

Categories: General
Are you a Kindle Fire user with a subscription to Kindle FreeTime Unlimited? If so, take note! That subscription now includes FREE Explorer level access to both BrainPOP's Featured Movie app and Brain...

How Kids Play Games: Teachable Moments in Refraction and Treefrog Treasure

June 21, 2013

Guest blogger Eleanor O'Rourke of the University of Washington shares her reflections on a study of how children and adults play two of GameUp's games, Refraction and Treefrog Treasure. Adults and ...

Professional Development with BrainPOP Educators

June 18, 2013

Guest blogger and Technology Integration Specialist for the Madison School District (Phoenix, AZ), Kim Thomas, shares her experience using BrainPOP Educators for professional development. In t...

BrainPOP is Headed to ISTE 2013!

June 17, 2013

Categories: Conferences General
San Antonio, here we come! BrainPOP will be at the 2013 ISTE conference from June 23-26, and we’re excited to share all of the new features and resources we’ve been working on. We’ll be showcas...