Main Idea of a Text Lesson Plan: The TSN2 Game

January 20, 2013

In this free online reading and writing lesson plan, designed for grade 8 and adaptable for grade 9, students use BrainPOP resources to practice finding and inferring the main idea of a text selection...

BrainPOP receives KAPi award

January 16, 2013

Every January, the big players in the consumer electronics industry gather in Las Vegas to share the newest innovations and developments. From collossal TVs to networked "smart" home appliances this y...

5 ideas for using BrainPOP to teach about holidays

December 17, 2012

A new lesson ideas resource has been added to BrainPOP Educators! In it, you'll find five unique ways that BrainPOP can be used to help students learn about holidays all year long. These ideas go beyo...

Digestive System Lesson Plan: Build-A-Body Game

December 9, 2012

In this digestive system lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use a free online science interactive to learn about the organs and organ substructures of the human digestive system...

Lesson Ideas for Using BrainPOP to Teach About Holidays

December 5, 2012

BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. offer lots of seasonal movie topic pages. Here are some ideas for using Brainpop to teach about holidays:...

Happy Thanksgiving from BrainPOP

November 20, 2012

Searching for some last minute lesson plans to help students understand Thanksgiving?  Look no further than BrainPOP Educators Thanksgiving lesson plan and teaching tools page for some useful teachin...

Rhythm and Beats Lesson Plan: One Man Band Music Game

November 18, 2012

Categories: GameUP Lesson Plan Music
In this One Man Band game lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students will use BrainPOP resources to explore the sounds made by various instruments, and use a free online music game to c...

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...

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...

New on GameUp: Lord of the Flies Literacy Game

October 4, 2012

GameUp is buzzing with its newest game, Lord of the Flies!  Developed by Nobelprize.org, this game guides students in exploring the symbolism and themes of William Golding’s novel. The objective of...