Digital Etiquette

Mind your manners! This isn’t just advice for bratty kids in the real world anymore, since online communication has completely changed the way we interact with one another! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby teach you about the do’s and don’t’s of digital etiquette, a.k.a. netiquette. Learn how the rules of conduct we follow in our everyday lives apply to many different types of digital communication, from emails to instant messages to social networking websites. Discover how the Internet poses unique challenges to etiquette, and see how practices like flaming and trolling can transform a friendly message board into a verbal battleground. How can you fight online rudeness and help bring courtesy and respect back to the web? Start by watching this movie!

Sharing Information Online Lesson Plan: The Share Jumper Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online game) to practice identifying the when and hows about sharing information online. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Blogging Book Reviews Lesson Plan: Blog About Your Favorite Books

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the various types of blogs on the internet and learn how to post to a blog appropriately. Students will also demonstrate their understanding by blogging book reviews and commenting on two other book review blog posts written by their peers. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Science Fair Lesson Plan: Planning Projects with BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn about planning projects when they create a science fair exhibit.  They will select their topic, explore the criteria for planning, and design a compelling and realistic experiment based on their topic. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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