Guest Blogger: 6 Steps to Success in Teaching with Technology

December 10, 2008

Categories: General
I am a big fan of Lucas Kent's book, 6 Steps to Success in Teaching with Technology. Lucas clearly approaches technology integration with an experienced teacher's mentality. I highly recommend his boo...

Edublog Awards!

November 27, 2008

Categories: General
We always love reading about how teachers and students use BrainPOP on these two blogs... That's why we're nominating them for the 2008 Edublog Awards! Please check out our nominees below! For Best e...

Guest Blogger: Differentiating Down Under!

November 25, 2008

Categories: General
I always find it fascinating to hear what's happening in education abroad. We are so fortunate to have connected with Jan MacNamara, the Primary Library and Information Services teacher, at a one-to-o...

Linking to BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.

November 20, 2008

Categories: General
We get many requests to link BrainPOP to your websites, so here you go! You can get BrainPOP or BrainPOP Jr. links by scrolling to the bottom of our Just For Fun page. What else would you like to see...

Interactive Whiteboards & Clickers in the Classroom

November 6, 2008

Categories: General
We hear about how well BrainPOP works with interactive whiteboards and clickers (student response systems) all the time! I just read a great article by Diane Trim, "Interactive Whiteboards & Cli...

Call In the Fire Marshall!

October 29, 2008

Categories: General
Today I'm reporting live from the T+L Conference in Seattle! We've really been enjoying this conference, meeting educators from all over and sharing ideas on integrating BrainPOP. We had such a fanta...

Halloween Costume Challenge!

October 19, 2008

Categories: General
Do you have your Halloween costume yet? Well, what could be cooler than dressing up as your favorite BrainPOP or BrainPOP Jr. character? We've seen some very creative BrainPOP-inspired costumes over t...

Tracking Students On BrainPOP

October 17, 2008

Categories: General
I recently received a question about how to track what movies students watch and what they learn.  I wanted to share my suggestion, and put it out there to brainstorm other ideas as well. Please shar...

New Spotlight: Science Skills

October 16, 2008

Categories: General
Get into the swing of science with our new Spotlight on Science Skills! Whether your school science fair is now or later in the school year, you can get your students thinking about the how’s of s...

Experiential Learning in Citizenship and Democracy

October 9, 2008

Categories: General
As the Presidential election draws nearer, we want to draw your attention to even more resources. We're excited to partner with The National Student/Parent Mock Election and provide them with BrainPO...