Digital Citizenship Spotlight Lesson Plans

March 6, 2014

BrainPOP's Digital Citizenship spotlight highlights topics from Blogs and Internet Search to Social Networking and Cyberbullying. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this Digita...

Common Sense Media Launches Digital Passport Mobile

January 15, 2014

Categories: Digital Citizenship
Ever played Share Jumper or Search Shark by Common Sense Media on GameUp? These are game modules from Common Sense Media’s Digital Passport™. They support BrainPOP and Common Sense Media’s shar...

Discovering Digital Tools for Learning With Graphite.org

November 15, 2013

Pinpointing the best digital tools for your students can be pretty overwhelming. Thankfully, there’s Graphite.org, a free service from the non-profit Common Sense Media. Through rigorous ratings and...

BrainPOP Inspires Student Animation Projects

June 3, 2013

Guest Blogger Cheryl Phillips in an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher in Prince William County Public Schools, VA.  In today's guest blog post, Cheryl shares how BrainPOP is now inspiring her...

Peer Pressure – BrainPOP’s Newest Topic

May 30, 2013

Peer Pressure is a part of growing up, and BrainPOP wants to help students better understand its effects. As you get older, you’ll find yourself spending less time around your parents, and more time...

Apps that Close the Gap Summit

May 9, 2013

BrainPOP is proud to be sponsoring the Apps that Close the Gap Summit at Teachers College, Columbia University this Saturday May 11th.  This unique day long summit is designed to address using techn...

Ethics – a New Topic to Support Common Core

March 29, 2013

BrainPOP's newest topic, ethics, provides an accessible, engaging storyline and a terrific entry point for students to frame and build skills focused on in the Common Core State Standards. Understan...

Happy Digital Learning Day!

February 6, 2013

Digital Learning Day is a national campaign that celebrates teachers and shines a spotlight on successful instructional practice and effective use of technology in classrooms across the country. H...

Digital Citizenship Spotlight

September 17, 2012

Now that the school year is in full swing, remember to check out the BrainPOP Spotlight on Digital Citizenship.  More than ever, classrooms are going digital, and it’s our job as teachers to help ...

Online Safety with Kerpoof Lesson Plan: Understanding When to Ask for Parental Permission

June 14, 2012

In this Online Safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore the importance of online and real world safety. Students will creat...