Apps that Close the Gap Summit

May 9, 2013

BrainPOP is proud to be sponsoring the Apps that Close the Gap Summit at Teachers College, Columbia University this Saturday May 11th.  This unique day long summit is designed to address using techn...

Ethics – a New Topic to Support Common Core

March 29, 2013

BrainPOP's newest topic, ethics, provides an accessible, engaging storyline and a terrific entry point for students to frame and build skills focused on in the Common Core State Standards. Understan...

Happy Digital Learning Day!

February 6, 2013

Digital Learning Day is a national campaign that celebrates teachers and shines a spotlight on successful instructional practice and effective use of technology in classrooms across the country. H...

BrainPOP Internet Safety Poster

January 29, 2013

Before you start your students on a web-based learning project, why not do a lesson on media literacy, internet safety, and digital citizenship? Generate ideas as a class about how to be safe and resp...

Digital Citizenship Spotlight

September 17, 2012

Now that the school year is in full swing, remember to check out the BrainPOP Spotlight on Digital Citizenship.  More than ever, classrooms are going digital, and it’s our job as teachers to help ...

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...

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...

Executive Command Brings Civics Education to Life!

April 12, 2012

Guest Blogger Brian M. Adams teaches at Copeland Middle School in Rockaway, NJ. He is caretaker of historyknowledge.com. He is a certified nerd and has no relation to the Canadian rock star.   ...

ISTE Board Elections

March 22, 2012

Get Your Vote On! It’s election time at ISTE! Voting is open for all ISTE members for ISTE Board of Directors. BrainPOP’s very own Vice President of 21st Century Learning is a current ISTE boar...