#BPOPchat: Join Our Next Twitter Chat on Establishing Classroom Routines – Thursday, August 6th!

July 28, 2015

Join BrainPOP's next Twitter chat Thursday, August 6th at 7:00 PM EST! To kick off the school year, POPstars and the BrainPOP Educators team - including Andrew (@agardnahh), Carrie (@CEMignano), and J...

Become a Certified BrainPOP Educator at ISTE 2015!

May 11, 2015

Get certified! BrainPOP is headed to Philadelphia for ISTE 2015 and will be offering two opportunities to become a Certified BrainPOP Educator (CBE). If you're attending the conference, apply to jo...

Common Sense Media Launches Their New Game, “Digital Compass”

April 16, 2015

We're excited to announce the release of a new educational game, Digital Compass, from our friends at Common Sense Media! Digital Compass is a choose-your-own-adventure interactive game developed ...

Bloom’s Taxonomy in the Common Core ELA Standards

March 3, 2015

In this 3-part series, BrainPOP’s Assessment Specialist, Kevin Miklasz, shares his analysis of the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards  in relation to the levels of Bloom’s taxonom...

Bloom’s Taxonomy in the Common Core Math Standards

February 23, 2015

In this 3-part series, BrainPOP's Assessment Specialist, Kevin Miklasz, shares his analysis of the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards  in relation to the levels of Bloom's taxonomy. ...

New Question Type on the BrainPOP Mixer™!

February 3, 2015

We’ve added a new question type to the Mixer! Teachers now have the ability to further customize assessments by including poll questions on their My BrainPOP Mixer-created quizzes. The new poll ques...

Join Us for a Game-Based Learning Meetup!

January 28, 2015

NYC Teachers, Come Design With Us! On Saturday, February 7, BrainPOP and the Game-Based Learning NYC (GBLNYC) Meetup will be hosting our fourth Game Design Workshop, and if you’re around, we’d lo...

Guest Blogger Matt Farber Reflects on Playtesting Educational Games

December 18, 2014

Earlier this week, we shared Steve Isaacs' (@mr_isaacs) reflection on a playtesting session focusing on an educational game that’s currently in development at BrainPOP HQ. Matt Farber (@MatthewFarbe...

Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs Reflects on Playtesting Educational Games with Students

December 15, 2014

When creating features, educational games, and other projects at BrainPOP, we strive to incorporate the teacher and student voice in all parts of the process. Recently our User Testing Lead, Katya Hot...

Guest Blogger Nili Bartley Puts a Spin on Professional Development

December 10, 2014

Guest blogger Nili Bartley from Hopkinton, MA is a 4th grade teacher who has taken a different approach to training and professional development. Read on to learn about how Nili's students helped get ...