National STEM Video Game Challenge Extension

March 9, 2012

Great news!  The National STEM Video Game Challenge has just announced that they are extending the contest’s deadline to March 23rd.  As part of the Digital Promise Initiative, the Challenge aims ...

Contest- Mobile Lesson Plans

March 1, 2012

The growing interest in mobile learning has BrainPOP on the go!  Have you been using the BrainPOP mobile app with your students?  Whether it’s on a field trip or in the classroom, we want to hear ...

Visiting a Robotics Team in Action

February 2, 2012

Think back to your own elementary school days. Could you have designed an innovative solution that preserved food and reduced contamination? How about a robot that conquered a set of pre-determined mi...

Join the STEM Challenge Twitter Party -Thursday 9 -10:30 PM

January 18, 2012

As a proud sponsor of the STEM video game challenge, BrainPOP will be participating in PBS kids' twitter party this Thursday night.  RSVP to join the party and chat about the learning theories behi...

Teacher, Game Designer and BrainPOP Educator, Adam Coccari

January 16, 2012

This Wednesday at 6:30 PM ET, we welcome back to our webinar series BrainPOP educator extrodinaire Adam Coccari.  Not only is Adam working with his students to prepare games for the National STEM cha...

Winter 2012 Classroom Improvement Technology Grant

January 12, 2012

BrianPOP is pleased to partner with Samsung and the Turning Foundation to sponsor the Classroom Improvement Technology Grant. The purpose of this grant is to help educators develop 21st century cl...

Boss Levels at Quest to Learn

January 4, 2012

I had the good fortune of being invited to judge the Rube Goldberg Machines Challenge at the amazing and innovative Quest to Learn School. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with the term, a ...

12 Resolutions for 2012

December 31, 2011

In 2012, we pledge to help each and every BrainPOP educator. Here is a list of 12 promises that we make to you. We will help you by. . . 12)  providing lesson plans with ideas for using Brai...

NSBA’s “20 to Watch” Recognition Program

December 16, 2011

Dr. Kari Stubbs, Vice President of 21st Century Learning at BrainPOP, was in the first “20 to Watch” class in 2006. Since then, many BrainPOP Educators have been recognized including Adina Popa, R...

Three Mobivated GameUP Contest Winners!

December 4, 2011

Congratulations to BrainPOP Educators: @jenniethom, @taclark and @stonewalllap_teacher the three winners of our Food Fight creative idea T-shirt contest!  By playing BrainPOP's newest game "FoodFight...