BrainPOP Inspires Student Animation Projects

June 3, 2013

Guest Blogger Cheryl Phillips in an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher in Prince William County Public Schools, VA.  In today's guest blog post, Cheryl shares how BrainPOP is now inspiring her...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lesson Plan: Sequencing Events

June 1, 2013

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement. Students will sequence the major events...

Ancient China Background Information for Teachers and Parents

May 20, 2013

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about ancient China.  The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Ancient China. It expl...

Ethics – a New Topic to Support Common Core

March 29, 2013

BrainPOP's newest topic, ethics, provides an accessible, engaging storyline and a terrific entry point for students to frame and build skills focused on in the Common Core State Standards. Understan...

Brown vs. Board of Education Lesson Plan: Compare and Contrast with Plessy vs. Ferguson

March 26, 2013

In this lesson plan, students learn about the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme court case and conduct a comparison to the judgements in Plessy vs. Ferguson....

March Spotlights |

March 6, 2013

March’s spotlights include  Women’s History and  The Law, so be sure to check out our featured movies and resources throughout the month! Ladies first... for this month’s first spotlight,...

New on BrainPOP Jr: Iroquois!

February 25, 2013

You've been asking for it, so it's with great pride that we present to you our newest topic page, Iroquois!  In this Social Studies movie,  Annie and Moby introduce the culture, customs, traditions...

100 Years Ago Today, Rosa Parks was Born.

February 4, 2013

100 years ago today, February 4th 1913, Rosa Parks was born. Her courage helped spark the civil rights movement- and she remains a central figure in a defining moment of 20th century US history. ...

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...

Get Your Game On for the Presidential Election!

October 26, 2012

The presidential election is just around the corner and GameUp has quite a few games that will engage your students while learning about the election process.  With a special election edition of “B...