February 5th is National Girls and Women in Sports Day

February 4, 2014

Categories: BrainPOP BrainPOP Jr.
In honor of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, BrainPOP is proud to be partnering this year with the premiere girls- and women-serving organizations in the United States. We've joined with the Na...

BrainPOP’s Election-Themed Featured Movies

October 8, 2012

The presidential election is just around the corner and our upcoming featured movies are the perfect tools for teaching students about the election process.  From politics to presidents we’ve inclu...

Listening and Speaking Skills Lesson Plan: Using the BrainPOP Featured Movie

June 28, 2012

In this collection of presentation skills lesson ideas, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to develop listening, speaking, and research skills. Eac...

Guest Blog Series: BrainPOP + Khan Academy App = Fun

May 12, 2011

Kids need to relate to real life experiences to learn and as a teacher I strive to make those connections when introducing new concepts. This week in math we are working on conversion; learning the ...

New Lesson Plans this Month!

May 6, 2011

Are you searching for fun, creative ways to use BrainPOP with your students during these final weeks of school?  Have you already started the planning process for next year?  We hopefully have just ...

Guest Blog: App it Up at the Morning Meeting

May 5, 2011

Aysha Ames is a fourth grade mathematics teacher in Montclair, New Jersey. BrainPOP has been an essential component of her classroom for the past two years and she is always finding new and creati...

Remembering 9/11

May 2, 2011

Categories: General
Whether your students are a bit older and actually experienced the September 11th terrorist attacks or you have youngsters with inquiring minds, the news of Osama bin Laden's death marks an important...

Tornadoes Sweeping the South

April 28, 2011

If the kids in your life have seen the news in the past few days, they've seen the devastating weather that's plaguing parts of the U.S.  It's scary stuff.  To help explain what's happening, we...

Guest Blog: Tsunami Teachable Moment

April 3, 2011

Cicely A. Day teaches 4th and 5th graders at PLACE @ Prescott Elementary in Oakland, CA.  Check out how Cicely used BrainPOP's Featured Tsunami movie to teach the science behind the natural disas...

Guest Blog Series: Mixing It Up With Apps and Shakespeare

March 24, 2011

Categories: General
Jayne Clare and Anne Rachel are two inspiring, experienced classroom teachers who've got their finger on the pulse of apps! We regularly refer to their website, teacherswithapps.com, a credible reso...