Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs Shares Tales from the Game Design Classroom

December 3, 2012

Guest Blogger and BrainPOP Educator Steve Isaacs share his methods for incorporating game design into his classroom.  You can find the post in it's original form on Steve's blog, games and learning ...

Using the BrainPOP Mixer™ in Creative Ways

November 26, 2012

BrainPOP Educators continue to submit interesting quizzes using the BrainPOP Mixer™ tool.   One of our recent favorites is from @jodonnell from Raymond W. Kershaw Elementary School in New Jersey,...

Mixin’ it Up With the Common Core! Guest Blogger Kara Wilkins Shares Creative Ways to Use the BrainPOP Mixer

October 10, 2012

Guest Blogger and BrainPOP Educator Kara Wilkins is chair of the Social Studies Department at Hudson Memorial School in Hudson, New Hampshire. My name is Kara Wilkins. I have been teaching at Huds...

Guest Blogger: Todd LaVogue’s Award Winning Project

September 28, 2012

Roosevelt Middle School educator Todd LaVogue recently received the first-place Educators Choice Award for his project “What’s Up Egypt?” during Microsoft's Partners in Learning U.S. Forum. LaVo...

Back to School with BrainPOP

August 20, 2012

As the summer begins winding down, we, at BrainPOP, want to help you best prepare for the start of the school year. From personal goal setting, to helping students achieve, to coordinating with parent...

Guest Blogger Rachael Tarshes’s ISTE Playground Recap

July 6, 2012

8th Grade Science teacher, guest blogger, and superstar BrainPOP Educator Rachael Tarshes joined the BrainPOP team in San Diego to share her strategies for game-based learning at the ISTE Playground....

NASA Engineering and Media Production, JASONlive Hosts a Fieldtrip

June 11, 2012

With all the hoopla about virtual experiences, there is still nothing like a real life, in person, field trip.  On May 31st, students from BrainPOP Educator Elizabeth Gi...

Our latest video case study: Digital game DESIGN in the classroom!

May 17, 2012

We're thrilled to release the newest addition to the series of video case studies put out with our partners at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center. In this video, Steve Isaacs, a Technology Instructor at...

Graphic Organizers Before, During, and After BrainPOP Jr. Movies

May 3, 2012

BrainPOP Educator Amber Gross recently submitted a lesson plan with an amazing set of graphic organizers she created to facilitate student thinking before, during, and after BrainPOP Jr. movies. We we...

Guest Blogger: Julia Curtis-Burnes Shares her BrainPOP Strategies

April 27, 2012

Guest Blogger and BrainPOP Educator Julia Curtis-Burnes is a New York State certified and licensed educator. She received her Master’s Degree in Teaching from Brown University in 2008 and has a fo...