BrainPOP

BrainPOP introduces students to mathematical concepts, while promoting STEM literacy.


MATH TOPICS
BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., and BrainPOP Español cover key mathematics topics aligned to state standards, including number sense, problem solving, algebra, and statistics.

Math Content:
Math Topics
Math Topics (k-3)
Math Topics (Español)


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




FINANCIAL LITERACY
BrainPOP’s collection of resources helps equip students with the financial knowledge necessary to understand key economic concepts.



Example:
Comparing Prices


S.T.E.M.
BrainPOP covers core concepts within Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math to provide students with the foundation to understand the world around them .


Examples:
Math Topics
Science Topics
Technology Topics
Math Topics (k-3)
Science Topics (k-3)
Math Topics (Español)
Science Topics (Español)
Technology Topics (Español)


MATH VOCABULARY
Each BrainPOP movie introduces key math vocabulary and terminology, in both auditory and visual ways.


Examples:
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs (k-3)
Comparing Prices
Angles


VOCABULARY PAGES
Each BrainPOP topic is supported by an interactive vocabulary activity page, which is used to assess prior knowledge, practice note-taking skills, focus attention, or demonstrate understanding.

Examples:
Interest
Comparing Prices


WORD WALL
Interactive word walls on all BrainPOP Jr. topics enable students to interact with content-specific vocabulary.



Example:
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs (k-3)


QUIZZES
Interactive quizzes on all BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. topics assess students' comprehension of key vocabulary.



Example:
Stocks and Shares


HIGH INTEREST MATH READINGS
BrainPOP topics include high-interest readings (FYIs) that are used to stimulate visual literacy (graphs, charts, diagrams), practice reading informational and nonfiction math text, and provide opportunities for shared reading.

Examples:
Interest
Angles


FURTHER MATH READING
All BrainPOP Jr. topics include recommendations for further topic-relevant and age-appropriate books (Read About It).

Example:
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs (k-3)


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

GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
Interactive graphic organizers engage students with the content they read and experience online to organize data, classify information, sequence events, or compare and contrast.


Examples:
Interest
Comparing Prices
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs Talk About It (k-3)


CHECK COMPREHENSION
All BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. topics offer quizzes in multiple formats, to provide students and their teachers with immediate feedback.

Examples:
Angles
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs Easy Quiz (k-3)
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs Hard Quiz (k-3)


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:
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs Write About It (k-3)
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs Draw About It (k-3)
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs Talk About It (k-3)
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs Game (k-3)
BrainPOP Flipchart Lessons on Promethean Planet


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.




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

Example:
Comparing Prices


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
Math 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