BrainPOP

BrainPOP bridges school, after-school, and home use by promoting parent and family involvement in education.


CONNECT SCHOOL AND HOME
BrainPOP offers school after-hours accounts, 24/7 accounts, and family accounts.



Example:
Ideas for Using BrainPOP


PROMOTE PARENT INVOLVEMENT
BrainPOP offers ideas for using BrainPOP at home.

Examples:
Family Activities (k-3)
Using BrainPOP at Home


STUDENT PUBLISHING
BrainPOP Jr. gives young authors a voice to publish and share their writing, art, and video production online.



Examples:
Bulletin Board (k-3)
Student-Made Videos


HIGH INTEREST READING
BrainPOP topics include high-interest readings (FYIs) that are used to stimulate visual literacy (graphs, charts, diagrams), practice reading informational and nonfiction text, and provide opportunities for shared reading.

Example:
Main Idea


FURTHER READING
All BrainPOP Jr. topics include recommendations for further topic-relevant and age-appropriate books (Read About It).

Example:
Nouns (k-3)


CLOSED CAPTIONING
All BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. topics feature closed captioning, an assistive technology that enables readers of all ages and abilities, and English language learners to practice reading skills.




GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
Interactive graphic organizers engage visual and auditory learners with the content they read and experience online, and provide opportunities for practicing content at home.


Examples:
Harlem Renaissance
William Shakespeare


CHECK COMPREHENSION
All BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. topics offer quizzes in multiple formats, to provide students, teachers, and parents with immediate feedback.

Examples:
Nutrition
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs Easy Quiz (k-3)
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs Hard Quiz (k-3)


VOCABULARY PAGES
Each BrainPOP topic is supported by an interactive vocabulary activity page, which is used to assess prior knowledge, practice note-taking skills, focus attention, or demonstrate understanding.

Blogs
William Shakespeare


WORD WALL
Interactive word walls on all BrainPOP Jr. topics enable students to interact with content-specific vocabulary.



Example:
Classifying Animals (k-3)


DIVERSE TOPICS
BrainPOP covers topics aligned to state standards across the curriculum, including: science, social studies, English, reading, math, arts and music, technology, and health.

Topics:
BrainPOP Topics
BrainPOP Jr. Topics (k-3)
BrainPOP Topics (Español)


ACTIVITIES FOR MULTIPLE LEARNING STYLES

BrainPOP Jr. encourages students to extend learning by writing, drawing, and talking about their ideas in addition to reinforcing concepts through educational games.



Examples:
US Symbols Write About It (k-3)
US Symbols Draw About It (k-3)
US Symbols Talk About It (k-3)
US Symbols Matching Game (k-3)


MULTIMEDIA LEARNING
BrainPOP is a multimedia learning tool that uses animation, voice, characters, charts and more to teach learners about core content. Multimedia learning is particularly effective for visual and auditory learners.

Read the Research:
Research Paper: Multimedia Learning
Funding Alignments