February 5th is National Girls and Women in Sports Day

February 4, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP BrainPOP Jr.
In honor of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, BrainPOP is proud to be partnering this year with the premiere girls- and women-serving organizations in the United States. We've joined with the Na...

Drafting Board Writing Games Introduction Video

January 24, 2014

Click to watch a 4 minute overview video showing how you can use the Drafting Board writing games to help students meet Common Core writing standards. How Can Drafting Board Writing Games Help You?...

New Year, New Ideas for Using BrainPOP

January 2, 2014

At BrainPOP we often say, there isn't a right way to use BrainPOP, there are many ways to use BrainPOP!  At BrainPOP Educators, our goal is to share all the successful ways to use BrainPOP movies, ac...

The Hour of Code: Getting Ready

December 5, 2013

Learn how to work an "Hour of Code" into your day during Computer Science Education Week, December 9-15. CSEdWeek aims to show kids the importance of computer science – which 90 percent of schools d...

New Movie on BrainPOP Jr.- Fish

November 26, 2013

Categories: BrainPOP Jr. Science
In BrainPOP Jr.’s newest science movie, Annie and Moby explore fish. Starting with the broad question of What are fish?, this movie discusses how fish are classified and the unique characteristics o...

Thanksgiving Preparation with BrainPOP Jr. Get Your Gobble On!

November 24, 2013

Turkey time is just around the corner and BrainPOP Jr. helped spark a little turkey tradition and fun in our classroom.  The students worked on creating a turkey using fine motor skills to cut, glu...

Fish Background Information for Teachers and Families

November 14, 2013

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about fish. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Fish. It explains the type of con...

Addressing the Government Shutdown With Students

October 1, 2013

For the first time in 17 years, the U.S. government has shut down due to a Congressional impasse over the federal budget. Many students will have questions about the causes and implications of this hi...

“I Have a Dream” at 50: Teaching the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

August 27, 2013

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by their character." -Martin Luther King, Jr. It was a call ...

Puppet Pals and BrainPOP Jr – the Perfect Combo for Student Made Movies

August 20, 2013

BrainPOP Educators Jan Bird and Eliza Chung's first grade class made a video about how to take care of chicks for BrainPop Jr., using an iOS app called Puppet Pals....