Brown vs. Board of Education Lesson Plan: Compare and Contrast with Plessy vs. Ferguson

March 26, 2013

In this lesson plan, students learn about the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court case and conduct a comparison to the judgements in Plessy vs. Ferguson....

March Spotlights

March 6, 2013

March’s spotlights include Women’s History and The Law, so be sure to check out our featured movies and resources throughout the month! Ladies first... for this month’s first spotlight, Wom...

New on BrainPOP Jr: Iroquois!

February 25, 2013

You've been asking for it, so it's with great pride that we present to you our newest topic page, Iroquois! In this Social Studies movie, Annie and Moby introduce the culture, customs, traditions, an...

100 Years Ago Today, Rosa Parks was Born.

February 4, 2013

100 years ago today, February 4th 1913, Rosa Parks was born. Her courage helped spark the civil rights movement- and she remains a central figure in a defining moment of 20th century US history. ...

5 Ideas for Using BrainPOP to Teach about Holidays

December 17, 2012

A new lesson ideas resource has been added to BrainPOP Educators! In it, you'll find five unique ways that BrainPOP can be used to teach about holidays all year long. These ideas go beyond simple cele...

Get Your Game On for the Presidential Election!

October 26, 2012

The presidential election is just around the corner and GameUp has quite a few games that will engage your students while learning about the election process. With a special election edition of “Bud...

Less Than Two Weeks Until the Presidential Election

October 25, 2012

There is no doubt that the country is buzzing in anticipation of this years hotly contested Presidential Election. Help your students understand issues and consider possibilities by exploring BrainPOP...

Preparing for the 3rd Presidential Debate with BrainPOP

October 22, 2012

Preparing your students for tonight's 3rd and final presidential debate? Remember, BrainPOP has a plethora of resources for you to use in the classroom. Check out our election spotlight movies, our...

Election-Themed BrainPOP Movies

October 8, 2012

Looking for some election-themed BrainPOP movies?  Our upcoming featured movies are the perfect tools for teaching students about the presidential election process.  From politics to presidents we...

BrainPOP’s Election Spotlight and Upcoming Events

October 1, 2012

This month BrainPOP’s spotlight is "Elections", and we at BrainPOP educators are excited to help share the best online resources for engaging students in the 2012 campaign! These election spotlights...