Setting Cooperative Gaming Expectations

January 1, 2013

If you are allowing students to cooperatively play an educational game, make sure you go over expectations for being a good cooperative gaming partner. Explain what it looks like and sounds like to wo...

Food Fight Species Cards

December 18, 2012

Categories: Science Science Games
These Food Fight species cards help students organize and think through game play....

Greek Gods Lesson Plan: Learning About Greek Mythology

December 16, 2012

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the gods and goddesses of Greek mythology who were also later worshipped, though renamed by, the Roma...

Main Idea Lesson Plan: It’s a Real Life Skill!

December 16, 2012

Categories: Lesson Plans
In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore main idea. Students will practice finding the main idea of popular movies, music ...

New Game on GameUp: Simple Machines!

December 14, 2012

In Simple Machines, the newest science game featured on GameUp, there are spare robot parts all over the Museum. It's the job of Twitch to go and collect them. It won't be easy, and that's the problem...

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:...

Lesson Resources for Incorporating Student-Created Games

December 2, 2012

BrainPOP's GameUp features lots of student-made games. Learn how to use student-designed games in your classroom and support students in creating their own games! Here are some ideas and resourc...

Treefrog Treasure Math Game

November 29, 2012

Visit the Lesson Ideas page to find resources for Treefrog Treasure, a free online math game....

Number Jumble Math Game Lesson Plan: Multiples

November 28, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students will use BrainPOP Jr. and BrainPOP resources (including an online math game) to practice multiplying whole numbers and/or decimals. Stu...

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...