Fractions Lesson Plan: Treefrog Treasure

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In this fractions lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students will use BrainPOP resources and an online math game to explore fractions and match and/or compare fractional amounts....

Coins and Money Lesson Plan: The Exact Change Game

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 1-4, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to practice recognizing coins and determining their value. Students also use a free online math game to make...

Counting Coins Lesson Ideas

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In this collection of lesson ideas which is adaptable for grades 1-3, students use a variety of BrainPOP Jr. resources and activities to explore how to count coins. Ideas for Building Background Kn...
Note Taking and BrainPOP

Note Taking With BrainPOP

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See how a 4th grade class uses BrainPOP movies and activity pages for note taking....
Awards from Globaloria

The Globeys: Globaloria’s Game Design Awards

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Globaloria, established by the World Wide Workshop, is a program that teaches students how to create web-based educational games and interactive simulations. Each year, the program hosts the Globeys, ...
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Math Game Challenge: Lure of the Labyrinth

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This spring, we told you about a national math challenge for middle schoolers run by The MIT Education Arcade and supported by BrainPOP. Between April 1st and June 15th, nearly 1,000 teachers and othe...
STEM teacher Corps

STEM Teacher Corps Announced

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Last week, President Obama announced plans for a STEM teacher Corps to recognize and reward leading teachers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas. Recognizing the impor...
Sally Ride

RIP Sally Ride

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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 about...

Earth Awareness Lesson Plan: What’s Your Cause?

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In this Earth Awareness lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students choose an area of environmental interest that is relevant to them and use BrainPOP resources to explore the topic in-de...

Order of Operations Lesson Plan: Math Skills Bingo

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In this Order of Operations lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to apply the order of operations when computing with whole numbers, excluding a...