BrainPOP’s Free Online Course!

January 30, 2015

BrainPOP Educators is happy to announce the debut of our free self-guided online course. This 3 unit course will help get you up and running with all BrainPOP features! Unit 1: This unit will ...

Exploring Make-a-Map: Our Concept Mapping Overview Video

November 20, 2014

This is an overview of our new concept mapping tool, Make-a-Map. You will learn a few basics about how to construct a good concept map along with an overview of the tool's interface. Concept mappin...

Concept Mapping with BrainPOP’s Make-A-Map Tool

November 18, 2014

Have you tried Make-a-Map yet? BrainPOP Movie watching becomes interactive with our Make-a-Map tool. Click the "Make-a-Map" button on any topic page and give it a try! The movie appears in the upp...

Science: Concept Map on Cell Structures

November 17, 2014

Take a peek at how this Cell Structures exemplar concept map was made using our new concept mapping tool, Make-a-Map.  The video provides a bit of context around how concept maps can be easily bui...

Science: Time lapse video for Mammals Concept Map

November 12, 2014

Take a peek at how we created the Mammals exemplar concept map with this time-lapse video.  It provides a bit of context around how concept maps are built using our new concept mapping tool....

Scientific Method concept map created with Make-a-Map!

November 12, 2014

Concept maps take on many different structure types like chains or loops like the student example shown here or they can resemble spiders or clusters.  There are also compare and contrast designs as ...

Guest Blogger Nili Bartley on Assessing Student Understanding With My BrainPOP

November 12, 2014

Guest blogger Nili Bartley from Hopkinton, MA is a 4th grade teacher who's embraced My BrainPOP as part of her classroom culture. Read on to learn about Nili's experience using My BrainPOP's features ...

Mammals concept map created with Make-a-Map!

November 11, 2014

This exemplar map was made with Make-a-Map after watching a single movie on Mammals.  A great next step would be to ask your students to add one or more of the related topic movies to their concept m...

Cell Structures concept map created with Make-a-Map!

November 11, 2014

No two concept maps will look the same.  The ability to personalize and graphically demonstrate your own understanding of a topic enhances the depth of learning effectively.  And, research shows t...

Create a Scary Concept Map with Make-a-Map!

October 29, 2014

Have some ghoulish fun with your students in class on Halloween by making a historical concept map about the origins of the holiday with Make-a-Map. Powered by Ideaphora...