Reduce Reuse Recycle Image

November 21, 2014

Use this image of the universal recycling symbol to prompt class discussion about recycling and the concept of "reduce, reuse, recycle."...

Butterfly Life Cycle Images

November 20, 2014

Use these images of the stages in a butterfly life cycle to explore the concept of a life cycle....

1.5.5 Review: Was / Were Lesson Plan

November 7, 2014

In the BrainPOP ESL movie, Happy Birthday (L1U5L5), Ben and Moby want to surprise Nikki on her birthday, but Nikki surprises them, instead. While Ben and Moby realize their mistake, students review po...

Have You Tried the BrainPOP ESL Placement Test?

October 20, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
We're thrilled to announce the beta launch of the BrainPOP ESL placement test, designed to identify where in the award-winning English language learning program your students should begin. For details...

Dog Show Picture Prompt

October 16, 2014

Use this image of a dog show as a written or oral prompt about the movie Old Dog, New Tricks (L2U1L5), which reviews reflexive and object pronouns, phrasal verbs, and the modal can....

The BrainPOP ESL App for iOS Is Now Available

October 13, 2014

The much-anticipated BrainPOP ESL app for iOS is now live! You can find it in the iTunes App Store, where it was featured in the Best New Apps & Games for Kids category and as a Best New Educatio...

Using BrainPOP ESL In Rural Areas of Vietnam

October 8, 2014

Guest-blogger Ronit Nitzan-Inbar shares her experience using BrainPOP ESL to support English language learners in Vietnam. An Israeli living in Hanoi, Ronit has lived in the country for the past three...

People Can’t Fly Storyboard Sequencing Activity

October 6, 2014

Write captions and/or sequence the images using ordinal numbers in this storyboard sequencing activity from the movie People Can't Fly (L2U2L3)....

Getting the Most Out of BrainPOP for Non-English Speaking Learners

September 24, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP ESL
Guest blogger Jill Simon Auerbach is a middle and high-school teacher of science and English in a public high-school in a town near to Barcelona in Spain. She holds science degrees from Cornell Unive...

Uncle Joe’s Restaurant Sequencing Sentence Strips

September 15, 2014

In pairs, students match the sentence halves, and then put them in the correct sequence according to the movie, in this sequencing sentence strips activity. When they have finished, have them watch th...