Hour of Code and BrainPOP

December 8, 2014

Celebrate Computer Science Education Week  by working an "Hour of Code" into your schoolday! Running, December 8-14, CSEdWeek aims to highlight the importance of computer science, which 90 percent of...

Prepping for an Hour of Code

December 7, 2014

Learn how to work an “Hour of Code” into your day during Computer Science Education Week, December 8-14. CSEdWeek aims to show kids the importance of computer science – which 90 percent of schoo...

Teach Coding with Robot Turtles!

May 23, 2014

BrainPOP is known for digital animations and games, but we invited guest blogger Charlotte Fixler to share about a fantastic non-digital board game that teaches principles of coding entitled Robot Tu...

Tynker Around With Programming

February 18, 2014

Originally Recorded February 2014 Experience the ways Tynker teaches kids basic programming as they build animations, games, interactive projects, and more. And, take a look at the ways you can use B...

Free Computer Science Curriculum with Valuable Incentives!

February 14, 2014

Back in December, BrainPOP celebrated Computer Science Education Week and the hour of code by releasing new computer science content, 4 Tynker programming games on GameUp, and even a 3d blueprint for ...

Hour of Code Celebrations Continue with Free BrainPOP Movies and More!

December 11, 2013

Here at BrainPOP, we're celebrating Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code in so many ways!  First of all, we've created new Computer Science movies and marked them all free for this e...

Wednesday, December 11, 3:30 pm ET: Tynkerin Around with Code, CSEd Week

December 9, 2013

Categories: General
Wednesday, December 11 at 3:30 pm ET Tynkerin Around: Student Programming and Computer Science Education Week BrainPOP and Tynker are joining forces to celebrate Computer Science Education Week a...

Puppy Adventure Computer Programming Learning Game

December 6, 2013

Categories: GameUP
Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for Tynker: Puppy Adventure, a free online computer programming game....

Computer Coding Lesson Plan: Blockly Maze Game

December 6, 2013

Categories: GameUP Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore computer coding, algorithms, and programming....

Puppy Adventure Tips and Tricks

December 6, 2013

Puppy adventure is a game where players guide Pixel the puppy home by solving a series of programming puzzles.  Students solve each puzzle by programming Pixel to reach the goal using the provided vi...