Prep for Pi Day!

March 13, 2013

Tomorrow is March 14th, also know as Pi day!  Every year many teachers observe the coincidence that our calendar notation aligns with the most famous ratio -  the circumference of a circle to its di...

5 Great Uses for BrainPOP’s Earth Awareness April Spotlight

March 1, 2013

Here are 5 ways to shine April's BrainPOP spotlights Earth Awareness and Money Matters into your classroom. 1) April 22nd is Earth Day - have students explore the entire Earth Awareness Spotlight p...

BrainPOP comes to Windows 8 and Windows RT

February 18, 2013

It's with pride and excitement that BrainPOP has released a new app for Windows 8 and its sidekick Windows RT for use on mobile devices such as the Microsoft Surface.  Our Windows app highlights...

Meteorites and Asteroids!

February 15, 2013

Categories: Featured Movie
We're sure that today's news about the meteorite in Russia has piqued everyone's interest. With that in mind we've made today's featured movie Asteroids. Enjoy!...

100 Years Ago Today, Rosa Parks was Born.

February 4, 2013

100 years ago today, February 4th 1913, Rosa Parks was born. Her courage helped spark the civil rights movement- and she remains a central figure in a defining moment of 20th century US history. ...

The Shortest Day of the Year – and the Maya Apocalypse!

December 21, 2012

Why are the days getting shorter? Why is it getting cold in some places and not in others? Why are there seasons? Here in the Northern Hemisphere, December 21st is the shortest day of the year and t...

BrainPOP Helps Explain Hurricanes and Natural Disasters!

October 28, 2012

Categories: Featured Movie Holidays
As Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast, people are busy preparing for the epic storm!  Need help explaining to students exactly what's going on out there? BrainPOP is acknowledging the need for...

Mixing Your Way Through Election Season

October 19, 2012

Have you been using games on GameUp to help your students understand themes of this year's election?  If so, you might be interested in two new quizzes that we've created specific to this year's pres...

New Content on BrainPOP ESL

October 17, 2012

Have you checked out BrainPOP ESL lately? If so, you may have noticed our new content: Level 3, Unit 4! We are excited to announce the launch of this new unit, which brings BrainPOP ESL up to 80 speci...

BrainPOP’s Election-Themed Featured Movies

October 8, 2012

The presidential election is just around the corner and our upcoming featured movies are the perfect tools for teaching students about the election process.  From politics to presidents we’ve inclu...