Teacher Review For BrainPOP Jr.

This site provides information to students in an engaging manner.

Jessica G.
Classroom teacher
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My Grades 1
My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating 4
Learning Scores
Engagement 4
Pedagogy 4
Support 4
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use BrainPop in the classroom for various reasons. Sometimes I use it as a launch for a lesson to get the students engaged. Other times I use it as a review of a topic that has been studied. BrainPop can also be utilized to gather information about a topic. This website incorporates a variety of subjects in their short, yet engaging videos. This website is appealing to students of all ages because it provides cartoon type graphics with educational information. The quizzes at the end of each clip are entertaining for the students, but they do not provide much data for each individual student.
My Take
I love this website as a teaching tool. BrainPop can deliver the same information that I give to my students simply in a different way. We have many diverse learners in our classrooms. Students gain information in different ways. This is just another way for students to absorb information.