New On BrainPOP: Note-Taking Skills

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Just in time for back to school, we introduce our newest movie topic page - Note-Taking Skills. Start the year with this one and prompt students to use best practices for watching BrainPOP movies  al...

6 new Drafting Board games are now on GameUp!

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That's right--we've got six new games from the Drafting Board series, created by our incredible partner iCivics. Drafting Board games are designed to allow students in grades 5-12 to explore the proce...
The Snapthought Reflection Tool

SnapThought, a Written Reflection Tool

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This screencast illustrates our written reflection tool. Learn how students can take screenshots and write comments on key moments of game play within a selection of GameUp titles. The SnapThought...

Author Studies with BrainPOP Lesson Plan: Choose Your Favorite Writer!

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In this author studies lesson plan, which is adaptable for any grade level, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and works of their favorite writer. Students will read two or more books...

English Games (ELA) and The Sports Network 2!

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BrainPOP is thrilled to introduce a new category of free English Language Arts (ELA) games! When you visit the main GameUp page, you'll now see an "English Games" button which takes you to our growing...

New On BrainPOP Jr: Prefixes

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A new week and a new topic page on BrainPOP Jr: Prefixes!  In this movie. Annie and Moby explain that a prefix is a letter or group of letters that is attached to the beginning of a word to change ...
BrainPOP Fan Animation

The Newest BrainPOP Fan Animation, Created with Puppet Pals!

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Guest Bloggers and BrainPOP Educators Eliza Chung and Jan Bird worked with students from class 1a at The School at Columbia to create their own BrainPOP Fan Animation about raising baby chicks. Here ...

Book Reports Lesson Plan: Self and Peer Evaluation

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify the elements of a comprehensive book report. Students then create a book report...
June Spotlights

June Spotlights

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Things get a little weird this month on BrainPOP with our June spotlights: Weird Science. We’ve included everything from Bruises to Bats to Boogers.  Yuck! Explore those strange carnivorous plants ...
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New on BrainPOP: Edgar Allan Poe

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Worry nevermore, BrainPOP now has an  Edgar Allan Poe movie! We profile the 19th century author’s background and career as a writer, as well as his influence on gothic literature. Join Tim and Moby...