Free Hour of Code Collection – Movies, Games, and Support

December 7, 2015

This National Computer Science Education Week, we’re encouraging and supporting your participating in the Hour of Code movement! A special collection of movies, games, and teacher support materials ...

Helping to Build a “Nation of Makers”

June 12, 2015

We’re so proud to announce our involvement with the National Week of Making, celebrating the builders, creators, designers, and problem solvers among us! Running today through June 18th, the Nationa...

Hour of Code and BrainPOP

December 8, 2014

Celebrate Computer Science Education Week  by working an "Hour of Code" into your schoolday! Running, December 8-14, CSEdWeek aims to highlight the importance of computer science, which 90 percent of...

Computer Programming Language Lesson Plan: Code Monkey Game

October 1, 2014

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore a computer programming language....

Teach Coding with Robot Turtles!

May 23, 2014

BrainPOP is known for digital animations and games, but we invited guest blogger Charlotte Fixler to share about a fantastic non-digital board game that teaches principles of coding entitled Robot Tu...

STEM Lesson Plans

March 6, 2014

BrainPOP's STEM collection highlights topics from Energy Sources and Digital Animation to Electric Circuits and Statistics. Lesson plans for these topics and more are all included in this STEM lesson ...

Digital Learning Day!

February 4, 2014

Digital Learning Day is a national campaign to spotlight the effective use of technology in America’s classrooms. Whether it’s today, tomorrow, or next month, it’s important to take an opportuni...

The Hour of Code – Live from BrainPOP Headquarters!

December 13, 2013

In recognition of the Hour of Code and Computer Science Education Week, BrainPOP celebrated by hosting an "Hour of Code" on Monday afternoon!  This video, produced by Laura Gatto, instructional desig...

Hour of Code Celebrations Continue with Free BrainPOP Movies and More!

December 11, 2013

Here at BrainPOP, we're celebrating Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code in so many ways!  First of all, we've created new Computer Science movies and marked them all free for this e...

BrainPOP’s Computer Science Unit is Available Free all Week

December 9, 2013

Just in time for Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code,  BrainPOP has added a new unit to the technology section: Computer Science!  It replaces Computers & Internet, whose to...