Context Clues – New Content on BrainPOP

September 25, 2013

Categories: Gaming Lesson Plans
We're excited to announce the debut of yet another BrainPOP topic that can help explain a popular reading strategy, Context Clues. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim explains how to use context clues to figu...

Establishing Classroom Routines With Lisa Parisi

September 11, 2013

Award-winning Long Island teacher Lisa Parisi offers strategies and activities for establishing shared understandings and effective classroom routines in her elementary school classroom.  Drawing on ...

Pearl Diver Math Game Essential Questions

May 31, 2013

How can fractions be expressed, ordered, and compared? How is adding and subtracting fractions different and similar from working with whole numbers? How can number lines help us to predict the...

Lisa Parisi: Helping Students Stand on Their Own

May 8, 2013

In the final installment of her three-part series, POPstar Lisa Parisi shares strategies for developing student autonomy. From global collaborative projects to effective technology integration, Lisa t...

Fractions on a Number Line Lesson Ideas: The Pearl Diver Game

April 17, 2013

In these number line lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-8, students play an online math game to practice identifying, comparing, and ordering fractions on a number line....

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...

Back to School with BrainPOP

August 20, 2012

As the summer begins winding down, we, at BrainPOP, want to help you best prepare for the start of the school year. From personal goal setting, to helping students achieve, to coordinating with parent...

Webinar Alert: Spotlight on BrainPOP Jr.

October 11, 2011

Spotlight on BrainPOP Jr. Wednesday, October 12 4:30 PM EDT Duration: 1 Hour Join special guest Karina Linch, Senior Vice President of BrainPOP Product Management, for this inside look at Brain...

Solar System Lesson Plan: Create a Glog

September 6, 2011

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP and other resources to research a topic related to the solar system. Students then work collaboratively to create a glog ...

Lesson Plan – Video Games: Take the STEM Challenge!

November 12, 2010

Wondering about integrating video games in your classroom? In anticipation of next week's free webinar, we've got a great new lesson plan to go along with our BrainPOP Video Game topic: Video Game...