Teaching with Games: GLPC Case Study: Steve

June 15, 2012

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center released new research from the Games and Learning Publishing Council initiative.  They conducted a series of video case studies and a national survey, Teacher Attitudes ab...

Plants and Animals Lesson Plan: The Food Chain Game

June 15, 2012

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to identify the roles that plants and animals play in various food chains during interactive ...

Graphic Arts Lesson Plan: Parts and Design of an Advertisement

June 14, 2012

In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the role graphic art plays in modern advertising. Students will identify and understand the...

No Taxation without Representation Lesson Plan: Causes of the Revolutionary War

June 14, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to identify the new laws and policies imposed under King George III's "New Colonial Policy," which included tax...

No Bully Zone Lesson Plan: Responding to and Preventing Bullying

June 14, 2012

In this Preventing Bullying lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to define bullying (and/or cyberbullying) and explain its effects. Stude...

Phases of the Moon Lesson Plan: Position of the Planets

June 14, 2012

In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to demonstrate and identify the position of the earth, moon, and sun for each phase of the moon. Stude...

Mathematical Concepts Lesson Plan: Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge

June 14, 2012

In this Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore mathematical concepts. They will describe, represent, a...

Metric vs. Customary Units Lesson Plan: Which Should You Use?

June 11, 2012

In this metric vs. customary units lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the differences between metric and customary units of measurement. Studen...

Mechanical vs. Chemical Weathering Lesson Plan: How Geological Features are Formed

June 8, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6 through 8, students use BrainPOP resources to investigate the scientific view of how the Earth’s surface is formed. Students will explain the eff...

States of Matter Lesson Plan: Matter Sorter Game

June 8, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the states of matter. Students will determine whether an example of matter is a solid, liquid, gas, o...