Setting Up Rules and Expectations for Game Play

January 1, 2013

When students are playing a game, they often won't behave exactly the same way they do when they are taking a test or listening to a lecture. Students might be completely engrossed in what they are do...

Lesson Ideas for Using BrainPOP to Teach About Holidays

December 5, 2012

BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. offer lots of seasonal movie topic pages. Here are some ideas for using Brainpop to teach about holidays:...

Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs Shares Tales from the Game Design Classroom

December 3, 2012

Guest Blogger and BrainPOP Educator Steve Isaacs share his methods for incorporating game design into his classroom.  You can find the post in it's original form on Steve's blog, games and learning ...

Happy Thanksgiving from BrainPOP

November 20, 2012

Searching for some last minute lesson plans to help students understand Thanksgiving?  Look no further than BrainPOP Educators Thanksgiving lesson plan and teaching tools page for some useful teachin...

BrainPOP Jr. In-app subscription

November 19, 2012

If you've downloaded our BrainPOP Jr. iOS app, you may have noticed an update last week. We're excited to announce that the new version includes in-app purchasing and updated accessibility features fo...

Food Safety Lesson Plan: Ninja Kitchen Game

November 18, 2012

In this food safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students will use BrainPOP resources and an online health game to explore the principals of food safety. Students will learn the imp...

Fractions Lesson Plan: Treefrog Treasure

November 18, 2012

In this fractions lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students will use BrainPOP resources and an online math game to explore fractions and match and/or compare fractional amounts....

Global Education Conference #Globaled12 Continues!

November 13, 2012

BrainPOP is thrilled to be a sponsor of one of the most innovative professional development conferences to hit the web!  The 3rd annual Global Education Conference is a free 5 day, 24/7, 300+ session...

The Final Countdown to the Election

November 6, 2012

Today is the big day, and BrainPOP is here to help your students understand everything about elections.  Our election spotlight page is a terrific portal to begin exploring. From Election Games  on...

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Lesson Plan: The Quandary Game

October 24, 2012

In this problem solving lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use a free online game called Quandary to practice ethics, critical thinking and problem solving skills....