BrainPOP and Project-based Learning- A Perfect Match

February 6, 2014

Guest blogger Donna Adams Román shares her approach to project-based learning with the use of BrainPOP. Inspiring independent thinking is a challenge all teachers face. It requires some intention...

Using BrainPOP Español Within an Integrated Study of Social Justice

January 28, 2014

In this guest blog post Spanish teacher Erin O'Leary describes using BrainPOP Español to support an integrated unit of study with Social Studies, ELA  and Art in her 7th grade Spanish class. During...

Speak Up, America! What do You Think About Technology Use for Learning?

December 18, 2013

We shared the Speak Up campaign here on the blog back in October, and we want to encourage your participation one last time before the campaign closes on Friday, December 20th. All across America, di...

Winter Holiday Research Project

December 17, 2013

Sharon Gurel is an Instructional Designer, currently an M.A. Candidate in the DMDL program at New York University’s Steinhardt School. She is a mother of 2 girls.  Here's what she has to say about ...

Participate in Speak Up 2013 by Project Tomorrow

October 23, 2013

BrainPOP is proud to sponsor this year’s Speak Up survey facilitated by Project Tomorrow. Speak Up is an online research project that encourages individuals to share their views on key issues in edu...

Dictionary Lesson Plan: Using Guide Words

June 6, 2012

In this dictionary lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to find a word and its meaning in a dictionary using guide words. Students will ...

Research & Writing Lesson Plan: Write Your Own BrainPOP Script

July 13, 2011

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students research various BrainPOP resources and synthesize information about a given topic. Students then work collaboratively to compose an o...

Great Women in History Lesson Plan: Women’s Rights and Female Historical Figures

June 7, 2011

In this Great Women in History lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how women's rights have evolved throughout history. Students will select an i...

Research Skills Lesson Plan: Be a BrainPOP Expert

June 5, 2011

In this research skills lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to conduct independent and/or collaborative research on a selected topic. Th...