BrainPOP’s FYI Feature- The Perfect Informational Text Resources to Support Reading Comprehension

August 22, 2013

BrainPOP’s 2013 Teacher in Residence, Mike Jones, shares some of his favorite teaching strategies to support reading comprehension using informational text in BrainPOP’s FYI feature. In my 7th gr...

The Common Core Standards, the BrainPOP Mixer and FYIs

November 8, 2012

With the large scale adoption of the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics, the education world is preparing for impending assessments beginning in 2014.  The 2014 as...

Webinar Alert: Rejoice for BrainPOP’s Researching Resources!

February 14, 2012

Wednesday, February 15 6:30PM: Rejoice for BrainPOP’s Researching Resources! Lisa Parisi, 4th grade teacher at the Denton Ave School in New Hyde Park NY, hosts this session full of tips and ide...

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 ...

BrainPOP FYI Special Agents Lesson Plan: Enrichment and Extension Throughout the School Year

June 29, 2010

Categories: Lesson Plan
In this two-part lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to brainstorm, create, and present an FYI Special Agent character. They will utilize critical thinking ...