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...

Less Than Two Weeks Until the Election

October 25, 2012

There is no doubt that the country is buzzing in anticipation of this years hotly contested Presidential Election.  Help your students understand issues and consider possibilities by exploring BrainP...

BrainPOP’s Election-Themed Featured Movies

October 8, 2012

The presidential election is just around the corner and our upcoming featured movies are the perfect tools for teaching students about the election process.  From politics to presidents we’ve inclu...

New Topic Page: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 13, 2012

You've come to expect BrainPOP movies to explain concepts and ideas with clarity, depth and respect. These qualities are especially important when explaining complex and sensitive topics, such as Sept...

Microsoft Partners in Learning

July 30, 2012

Dr. Kari Stubbs, Vice President of 21st Century Learning, is heading west to Redmond, WA to visit the Microsoft Headquarters for the 2012 Partners in Learning US Forum.  This BrainPOP-sponsored event...

BrainPOP Presents Basketball

July 26, 2012

Categories: BrainPOP Social Studies
  Just in time for the summer olympics, check out BrainPOP's new movie about basketball.  Join Tim and Moby for a journey through the history, the rules and the vocabulary involved in one of ...

iCivics Success- Research Supports Gaming in the Classroom

July 20, 2012

The popularity of gaming in the classroom is rapidly growing and more studies are proving that it’s not just fun, it actually helps students learn!  iCivics, the developer of GameUp games Supreme D...

Voting Lesson Plan: Rights and Responsibilities

July 13, 2012

In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the rights and responsibilities associated with voting. Students then create a "Moby Machin...