Concept Map Lesson Ideas: Using the Make-a-Map Tool

September 7, 2014

In these lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-12, students create concept maps using BrainPOP's free online Make-a-Map tool. This tool allows students to use text, images, and clips from Brai...

Ottoman Empire Lesson Plan

August 31, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn about the Ottoman Empire. ...

Articles of Confederation Lesson Plan

August 31, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn about the Articles of Confederation. ...

Game Over Gopher: Extending Student Learning

August 27, 2014

Students benefit most from Game Over Gopher game play when they are provided multiple opportunities to explore the game. Try to provide at least 2 twenty-minutes sessions in class and an additional 20...

Game Over Gopher Discussion Questions

August 27, 2014

Throughout Game Over Gopher game play, we recommend having students pause their game play to think and reflect on their strategies. You can use the following discussion questions to guide students' th...

Coordinate Grids Lesson Plan: Game Over Gopher Game

August 27, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-6, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online math game) to explore coordinate grids and planes. ...

Authentic Purposes for Research Lesson Plan: After the Storm Game

August 15, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to practice research, reading, and writing skills within a real-world context. Throug...

Note-Taking Skills Lesson Plan: Create a Personalized System

August 7, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for students in grades 3-12, students will explore various styles of note-taking and develop their own unique and effective note-taking system....

Join the Gaming in Ed Online Conference This September

July 15, 2014

Join conference founder Steve Hargadon along with BrainPOP's own Allisyn Levy as they co-chair the first Gaming in Ed conference! This is a free event that will be held entirely online, bringing toget...

Using iOS Accessibility Features with the BrainPOP Featured Movie App

June 26, 2014

The BrainPOP Featured Movie App has been optimized to take advantage of the Accessibility features built into Apple's iOS for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.  Activating the"voice over" feature enables ...