BrainPOP

BrainPOP provides 21st century learning resources to support the development of diverse literacies and thinking skills.


21ST CENTURY THEMES
BrainPOP supports 21st century classrooms with movies, quizzes, activities, and lesson plans on a variety of 21st century themes.

Examples:
Digital Animation
Blogs
Wind Energy
Cameras
International Space Station
Interest
Nutrition
Internet Safety (k-3)
Internet Safety Poster


STUDENT PUBLISHING
BrainPOP Jr. gives young authors a voice to publish and share their writing, art, and video production online.



Examples:
Bulletin Board (k-3)
Student-Made Videos


MULTIMEDIA LEARNING
BrainPOP is a multimedia learning tool that uses animation, voice, characters, charts and more to teach learners about core content. Multimedia learning is particularly effective for visual and auditory learners.

Read the Research:
Research Paper: Multimedia Learning


TECHNOLOGY TOPICS
BrainPOP offers a rich collection of technology literacy content.



Topics:
Technology Topics
Internet Safety (k-3)
Technology Topics (Español)


ACTIVITIES FOR MULTIPLE LEARNING STYLES
BrainPOP Jr. encourages students to extend learning by writing, drawing, and talking about their ideas in addition to reinforcing concepts through educational games.



Examples:
US Symbols Write About It (k-3)
US Symbols Draw About It (k-3)
US Symbols Talk About It (k-3)
US Symbols Matching Game (k-3)
BrainPOP Flipchart Lessons on Promethean Planet


ANIMATION
BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. are animated, which is an effective way to present concepts or information that students may have difficulty envisioning.



Read the Research:
Research Paper: Multimedia Learning


USER CONTROLS
BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. offer pause, rewind, and forward controls. Multimedia learning is most effective when it is interactive and under the control of the learner.

Read the Research:
Research Paper: Multimedia Learning

Examples:
Cesar Chavez
Make Inferences (k-3)


INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARDS
BrainPOP integrates with 21st century classroom resources, including interactive whiteboards.

Examples:
White Board Resources
White Board Video Tutorials
BrainPOP Flipchart Lessons on Promethean Planet
Partner Resources on Promethean Planet


ELECTRONIC VOTING DEVICES
BrainPOP quizzes and interactive activity pages integrate with most learner response systems to support 21st century learning environments.

Examples:
White Board Resources
Electronic Voting Devices Video Tutorials
BrainPOP Flipchart Lessons on Promethean Planet
Partner Resources on Promethean Planet


FULL SCREEN VIEWING CAPABILITY
All BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. videos and quizzes can be played in full screen mode.

Examples:
Yo-Yo Ma
Classifying Animals (k-3)


CLOSED CAPTIONING
All BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. topics feature closed captioning, an assistive technology that enables readers of all ages and abilities, and English language learners to practice reading skills.




STATE STANDARDS
All BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. topics are aligned to state standards, and can be located through our easy to use State Standards Tool.




21st CENTURY AWARDS
BrainPOP has received multiple education, parenting, and design awards and distinctions. .


21st CENTURY PARTNERS
BrainPOP collaborates with other education leaders. .


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
All BrainPOP products are supported by a dedicated resource – BrainPOP Educators – that enables teachers to collaborate online and share best practices, as well as access lesson plans, classroom tools, and video tutorials.



Examples:
Tips, Tools, and Resources Blog
Lesson Plans
Curriculum Calendar
BrainPOP Flipchart Lessons on Promethean Planet
Video Tutorials
State Standards Tool
BrainPOP Newsletters
Teacher Edition of Activity Pages
Partner Resources on Promethean Planet


Funding Alignments