Teach Coding with Robot Turtles!

May 23, 2014

BrainPOP is known for digital animations and games, but we invited guest blogger Charlotte Fixler to share about a fantastic non-digital board game that teaches principles of coding entitled Robot Tu...

Turtle Academy: Programming Game Tips and Tricks

December 6, 2013

What is Logo? How can Logo be used to complete a task? How is Logo related to other computer programs? How is computer programming useful in real life? How might you use computer programmin...

Puppy Adventure Tips and Tricks

December 6, 2013

Puppy adventure is a game where players guide Pixel the puppy home by solving a series of programming puzzles.  Students solve each puzzle by programming Pixel to reach the goal using the provided vi...

Logo Lesson Plan: Turtle Academy Programming Game

December 6, 2013

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including the Turtle Academy online programming game) to explore the popular computer programming language Logo....

Programming Lesson Plan: Program Your Partner

November 24, 2013

In this hands-on, movement-based lesson, students will use BrainPOP resources as they are introduced to the concept of coding and programming. They will create short programs and sequences and then fo...