Science Skills Spotlight Lesson Plans

January 2, 2014

BrainPOP's Science Skills spotlight highlights topics about Science from States of Matter to Mineral Identification and the Periodic Table of Elements. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all ...

Computer Science Education Week, the Hour of Code and BrainPOP

December 3, 2013

December 9-14th is the official Computer Science Education Week featuring the Hour of Code, "a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify 'code' and show that anyone can learn...

De-“Mist”-ifying Cloud Computing

November 11, 2013

In our newest BrainPOP technology movie, Tim introduces Moby to the wonders of cloud computing. Discover how the "cloud" is really a network of powerful data centers connected by the Internet. Learn h...

The NMC Horizon Project Wants Your Stories of Innovative Technology Use in the Classroom!

September 24, 2013

Categories: STEM
The 2013 Horizon.STEM Advisory Board invites educators to share their stories on innovative classroom technology! The NMC Horizon Project has selected a list of 12 “Technologies to Watch” which wi...

BrainPOP, Acuity and 21st Century Skills

September 17, 2013

Categories: BrainPOP STEM Webinar
The 21st Century Skills initiative is at the heart of the Common Core State Standards. With the arrival of the Common Core State Standards, students in Grades K-12 are entering a new era of learning t...

Addition Blocks Comes to GameUp

June 11, 2013

Categories: GameUP Gaming General STEM
Addition Blocks is the newest math game to be featured on GameUp!  Back in 2011, the Federal Department of Education’s Digital Promise Initiative announced the STEM Video Game Challenge, and Georg...

BrainPOP attends the Science Online Teen Unconference in New York City

April 18, 2013

Categories: Conferences Science STEM
On Saturday, our own Maia Weinstock represented BrainPOP at the inaugural Science Online Teen unconference in New York City. An offshoot of the popular Science Online held each year in North Carolina,...

Playful Learning Event with BrainPOP and Learning Games Network

March 26, 2013

On Saturday March 23rd, BrainPOP and Learning Games Network hosted a select group of educators for a one day professional development workshop designed to make game based learning a reality in the cla...

Prep for Pi Day!

March 13, 2013

Tomorrow is March 14th, also know as Pi day!  Every year many teachers observe the coincidence that our calendar notation aligns with the most famous ratio -  the circumference of a circle to its di...

SXSWEdu, Educators, Entrepreneurs and the Importance of Problem Solving

March 8, 2013

Categories: Conferences General STEM
I was lucky enough to be part of the BrainPOP team that attended and presented at this year’s SXSWEdu Conference and Festival, and wanted to share some of my thoughts and impressions. Throughout ...