Impulse Game Teaching Tips

November 20, 2013

Completing every level of the Impulse game takes approximately 70 minutes, allotting one minute for each of the 70 levels. However, students can benefit from much shorter game play times. You can e...

Balanced Diet Lesson Plan: Chef Solus’ Build-a-Meal Game

October 9, 2013

In this balanced diet lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online interactive tool, Chef Solus' Build-a-Meal Game) to learn about healthy eatin...

Using Games in Blended Lesson Plans

September 19, 2013

Want to make your mark as a blended educator, using web-based games to enhance students' learning? Look no further than the fast-evolving world of using Digital Games Based Learning in the classroom. ...

Build-A-Body Assessment Tips

September 4, 2013

You can use the Build-A-Body: Digestive System simulation as both a pre- and post-assessment tool. Have students explore the simulation prior to your unit of instruction on the digestive system to bui...

Top 5 Tips for Accommodation Using BrainPOP

August 13, 2013

These tips on accomodation using BrainPOP help students with various learning styles in every setting. In this guest blog post, BrainPOP's Summer POPstar in Residence, Mike Jones, shares his top 5 tip...

TSN-2 and My BrainPOP: Additional Features

August 2, 2013

TSN-2 and My BrainPOP work together! Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If so, students will be able to take snapshots during TSN-2 game play with the SnapThought...

BrainPOP and Your Potential Energy!

July 23, 2013

Guest blogger Christine Abdou reflects on teaching difficult content while addressing all learning styles with the use of BrainPOP.  As an elementary school science teacher, I often find myself ha...

Educational Games and Engaging Students With GameUp: Battleship Numberline

June 21, 2013

In this educational games webinar, Director of BrainPOP Educators, Allisyn Levy, welcomes Dixie Ching of Numbaland for a discussion of the award-winning math game, Battleship Numberline. Visit GameUp...

Guts and Bolts Essential Questions

June 10, 2013

What are the main functions of the human body's organs? How can organ systems function interdependently? What does it mean to test a hypothesis? These are three essential questions we recomm...

Making Student BrainPOP Videos – First Grade Teacher Lauren Bounds Shares her Process

June 7, 2013

Lauren Bounds is a 1st Grade teacher at the Thackston School in Knoxville, TN. In this guest blog post, Lauren tells the story of using BrainPOP as inspiration for making a solar system movie with he...