Free Math Games

Math Snacks: Free Math Games and Animations from NMSU and GameUp!

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Drs. Karen Trujillo and Barbara Chamberlin of New Mexico State University introduce Math Snacks, a collection of free math games and animations designed to address math learning gaps in grades 5-7. Wa...
Video Games in Classrooms

Video Games in Classrooms: Lessons Learned

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Join Marjee Chmiel, instructional technology specialist at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA and a former game designer, as she shares tried and tested tips for...
Scientific Illustrations Video

Getting Creative: Scientific Illustrations & Other Projects

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All the way from Shanghai, we welcome Laura Brown, a high school science teacher, for this webinar on scientific illustrations and other creative projects. Find out how she and her students use BrainP...

Newest Lesson Plans + Materials

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Explore Our Newest Teaching Resources We have dozens of graphic organizers, hundreds of lesson plans, and fun BrainPOP branded printables, like classroom posters, clipart, worksheets and more! Bra...

Main Idea Lesson Plan: It’s a Real Life Skill!

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore main idea. Students will practice finding the main idea of popular movies, music ...

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Lesson Plan: The Quandary Game

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This problem-solving lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, centers around an online gamed called Quandary that engages students in making ethical decisions about a society they are helping to shape....

Art in Nature Lesson Plan: Impressionism and Landscape Painting

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In this two-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students learn about Impressionism and view work by artists such as Monet and Pissarro. Through BrainPOP videos and interactive activiti...
Teaching With Games

Teaching with Games – GLPC Case Study: Joel

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The Joan Ganz Cooney Center released new research from the Games and Learning Publishing Council initiative about teaching with games. They conducted a series of case studies and a national survey, Te...

The President! Lesson Plan: The Role of the President of the United States

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore why the United States has a President and the role of the President in our government. Students w...

The Electoral Process Lesson Plan: Path to Be the President

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In this Electoral Process lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the requirements to be President of the United States. Students will also investiga...