Reading Comprehension Lesson Plan: Using Context Clues

September 15, 2013

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn about context clues and practice using context clues as a reading comprehension strategy....

Weaving Literacy and Assessment into Game-Based Learning

April 12, 2013

BrainPOP's Allisyn Levy shares her experience integrating assessment into game-based learning. For a long time, I was on a hunt for an amazing English Language Arts game that tied into curriculum a...

Guest Blogger Joli Barker: BrainPOP as a Staple of Effective Content and Technology Integration

January 17, 2013

Joli Barker, 2nd Grade Educator at Earl H. Slaughter Elementary McKinney ISD, McKinney, Texas www.tinyurl.com/xbrox360   Ms. Barker has been teaching for 15 years and has been recognized a...

Closed Captioning comes to BrainPOP Español

January 20, 2012

Categories: BrainPOP Español
Today, we are proud to announce that one of our favorite BrainPOP features, closed captioning,  has arrived in BrainPOP Español!  With closed captioning available in every movie, understanding and ...

Using “Text Adventure” Games (Interactive Fiction) to Improve Literacy

December 9, 2011

Interactive Fiction (IF), also known as "text adventures", is a type of game where the player interacts with the game world primarily via text. Written descriptions of a location are displayed, and t...