Introducing Make-a-Map and SnapThought for BrainPOP Jr.!

March 14, 2016

We’re excited to announce two new additions to BrainPOP Jr.: the Ideaphora®-powered Make-a-Map and SnapThought! Make-a-Map With Make-a-Map officially available on BrainPOP Jr., K-3 students can...

Quandary Lesson Plan for Differentiation and ELL Support

February 2, 2016

This lesson plan suggests a variety of activities for differentiation and ELL support....

Wuzzit Trouble Game: Additional Features for My BrainPOP

January 18, 2016

Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If you have a school-wide subscription to BrainPOP, students will be able to use our SnapThought® tool to play Wuzzit Trouble ...

The Learning Principles Behind Early Puzzles of Wuzzit Trouble Game

January 18, 2016

Wuzzit Trouble encourages the development of holistic mathematical thinking and problem-solving abilities as opposed to mastery of discrete facts or specific procedures. The purpose of the introductor...

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 ...

New coding game: Run Marco!

December 6, 2015

This week is National Computer Science Education Week, and we have a great new resource to help your students participate in the Hour of Code movement. Run Marco! introduces students to programming...

Programming Lesson Plan: Run Marco! Game

December 4, 2015

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-8, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore computer coding, algorithms, and programming....

BirdSleuth Sound Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

November 18, 2015

In this BirdSleuth lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students learn about sound and how spectrograms reflect pitch and duration. Students then create their own spectrogram to represent ...

Mission US: City of Immigrants is now on GameUp

November 16, 2015

We're proud to announce the addition of City of Immigrants to our growing collection of wonderful Mission US games. These games immerse students in U.S. history through interactive role-playing experi...

Observational Skills and Spectrogram Lesson Plan: Bird Song Hero Game

November 13, 2015

In this Bird Song Hero lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 2-8, students use their observational skills to match each bird song to its corresponding spectrogram (a visual representation of the s...