Exploring Make-a-Map Video Tour Guide

November 20, 2014

Categories: Concept Map Make-a-Map
This is an overview of our new concept mapping tool, Make-a-Map.  You will learn a few basics about how to construct a good concept map along with an overview of the tool's interface. Concept mapp...

Concept Mapping with BrainPOP’s Make-A-Map Tool

November 18, 2014

Have you tried Make-a-Map yet? BrainPOP Movie watching becomes interactive with our Make-a-Map tool. Click the "Make-a-Map" button on any topic page and give it a try! The movie appears in the upp...

Science: Concept Map on Cell Structures

November 17, 2014

Categories: Concept Map Make-a-Map
Take a peek at how this Cell Structures exemplar concept map was made using our new concept mapping tool, Make-a-Map.  The video provides a bit of context around how concept maps can be easily bui...

Science: Time lapse video for Mammals Concept Map

November 12, 2014

Categories: Concept Map Make-a-Map
Take a peek at how we created the Mammals exemplar concept map with this time-lapse video.  It provides a bit of context around how concept maps are built using our new concept mapping tool. ...

Scientific Method concept map created with Make-a-Map!

November 12, 2014

Categories: Concept Map Make-a-Map
Concept maps take on many different structure types like chains or loops like the student example shown here or they can resemble spiders or clusters.  There are also compare and contrast designs as ...

Mammals concept map created with Make-a-Map!

November 11, 2014

Categories: Concept Map Make-a-Map
This exemplar map was made with Make-a-Map after watching a single movie on Mammals.  A great next step would be to ask your students to add one or more of the related topic movies to their concept m...

Create a Scary Concept Map with Make-a-Map!

October 29, 2014

Have some ghoulish fun with your students in class on Halloween by making a historical concept map about the origins of the holiday with Make-a-Map. Powered by Ideaphora...

Assessment Tips for Concept Maps

September 12, 2014

Categories: Concept Map Make-a-Map
You can use the following questions to assess the concept maps that students create with the Make-A-Map tool: Have key vocabulary terms been effectively integrated? Has the student explained con...

Getting Started with Make-a-Map

September 3, 2014

Make-a-Map is BrainPOP's newest tool for concept mapping. Concept mapping gives students the chance to transform information into knowledge by making meaningful connections between their thoughts and ...

POPstar Lisa Parisi’s Reaction to Make-a-Map Concept Mapping Tool

September 3, 2014

POPStar Lisa Parisi reacts with excitement as she realizes the video clip snapshots on a Make-a-Map canvas replay from specific moments of BrainPOP movies. This feature differentiates Make-a-Map from...