BrainPOP & BrainPOP Jr.
ENERGIZE YOUR LESSON research experiments with Bob IT’S A SIGN
BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. are the Ex-Lab Rat or explore Related Teach students the American Sign
great ways to introduce a new Topics. You can also encourage Language letters for A, B, C and D,
topic or concept. Use the movies independent reading with the then have them raise their hands
to engage your students with new FYI feature. On BrainPOP Jr., with the sign for the answer they
active viewing! Pause when a new bookmark the interactive games choose during quizzes. One stu-
vocabulary word pops up, or to or the Write About It, Draw About dent can tally the votes and click
have students paraphrase what It or Word Wall features so on the most popular choice.
happened, make a prediction or students can investigate at the
connect what they just saw to computer center or lab. “COME ON DOWN!”
their own experiences. Keep your students engaged and
DESTRESS TEST PREP enthusiastic! Ask them BrainPOP
ASSESS WITH FINESSE Many teachers use BrainPOP and and BrainPOP Jr. quiz questions
Give a BrainPOP Quiz before a BrainPOP Jr. to review and the way you’d hear them on your
movie to gauge students’ reinforce concepts, especially favorite game show.
familiarity with a topic. Or, take before an exam. Movies and
the quiz with the whole class quizzes are correlated to state DOUBLE UP
afterward to verify what everyone standards and help reduce the Purchase inexpensive headphone
learned. Choose one of three quiz stress that often accompanies splitters to allow two partners to
options: graded online, reviewable standardized test preparation. watch a BrainPOP or BrainPOP
online or printable. Spice up your exam prep by Jr. movie together. Foster col-
incorporating BrainPOP into laboration by encouraging them to
HANDS ON, HANDS UP your lessons! discuss or write about what they
Students love hands-on learning learned.
and exploring on their own. CHECK, ONE, TWO
After they’ve watched a BrainPOP Practice public speaking skills by GET IN TOUCH!
movie, have individual students inviting students to introduce a We love getting feedback and
movie to the rest of the class. Let suggestions from teachers and
them navigate and choose when to students. Send us a note! If you
pause the movie for discussion or have your own BrainPOP or
questions. Your students will love BrainPOP Jr. tips, please share
running the show! them. Email teacheroutreach@
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If your students are working on or new online educator resource!
note-taking skills, BrainPOP and
BrainPOP Jr. can help. Encourage
students to put the movie’s main
concepts into their own words or
summarize the main ideas. Use
our closed-captioning feature to
support struggling readers and
writers. Pause often and give
them plenty of time to write.