Mooresville, Alignment and Building a Culture of Innovation.

August 1, 2012

BrainPOP was thrilled to sponsor and attend Summer Connection 2012, a conference in Mooresville, North Carolina - home of the "Digital Conversion Initiative" - one of the nations first, and most succe...

STEM Teacher Corps Announced

July 25, 2012

Last week, President Obama announced plans for a national corps group to recognize and reward leading teachers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas.  Recognizing the ...

RIP Sally Ride

July 24, 2012

The world lost a true pioneer yesterday.  Sally Ride, who flew through space in 1983 died of pancreatic cancer.  Though most well known as an astronaut, watch the BrainPOP animation to learn more ab...

BrainPOP Lesson on Blogs

June 26, 2012

Watch as I navigate my way through a lesson on blogs from BrainPop....

Online Safety with Storybird Lesson Plan: Understanding When to Ask for Parental Permission

June 14, 2012

In this Online Safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore the importance of online and real world safety. Students will creat...

Online Safety Board Games Lesson Plan: Identify Internet Safety Rules

June 14, 2012

In this internet safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and analyze basic online safety rules. Students then create game boards which th...

No Bully Zone Lesson Plan: Responding to and Preventing Bullying

June 14, 2012

In this Preventing Bullying lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to define bullying (and/or cyberbullying) and explain its effects. Stude...

Thomas Edison Lesson Plan: How Inventions Build Upon Each Other

June 8, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to identify important accomplishments in the life of Thomas Edison. Students will also research later inventions...

Evaluating Online Sources Lesson Plan: Is Everything on the Internet True?

June 8, 2012

In this online sources lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to conduct effective internet research. Students will analyze research on the intern...

Force, Gravity, Revolution, and Rotation Lesson Plan: Fly to Mars Game

June 7, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the effects of force, gravity, revolution and rotation. Students will identify the environmental and ...