Cell Division Process Lesson Plan: Control of the Cell Cycle Game

April 27, 2016

This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, challenges students to use what they know about cell division to play a game in which they control cell division from inside a cell’s nucleus. They must m...

Climate Change Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

April 26, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about climate change. Using what they learn, including the causes and effects of climate change, and soluti...

Rachel Carson Lesson Plan: Design a Time Zone X Game

April 19, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Rachel Carson, a marine biologist and conservationist whose famous book Silent Spring is credited for...

Wildfires Lesson Plan: Identifying Cause and Effect

April 5, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Wildfires to discover what causes wildfires and both their negative and positive effects. Next, they will apply their ...

Emily Dickinson Lesson Plan: Analyze a Poem

March 22, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and work of one of America’s greatest poets, Emily Dickinson. After learning about Dickinson’s w...

Ecology Lesson Plan: iBiome-Wetland Digital Game

March 17, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, students play iBiome Wetland, a game in which players  rebuild a wetland habitat destroyed by a hurricane. Professor Bio guides them on an exploration o...

Wangari Maathai Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

March 15, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Wangari Maathai, a global leader for women’s rights and conservation. Using what they learn about t...

Malala Lesson Plan: Write a Speech Awarding the Nobel Peace Prize

March 9, 2016

In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Malala, human rights activist and youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Students use what they...

Counting On from the Larger Addend (Addition) with Teachley

March 3, 2016

Dana Pagar PhD and Co-Founder of Teachley demonstrates how to teach addition strategies using Teachley's addition game....

Using Teachley in the Classroom

March 3, 2016

Teachley is an award-winning math fact fluency program for schools. Developed by teachers and educational researchers, Teachley focuses on helping students learn different strategies to solve math pr...