Teacher Review For BrainPOP

Great video clips to supplement instruction or introduce a topic

Crissy W.
Classroom teacher
Village of Barboursville Elementary School
Barboursville, WV
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My Grades 5
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
EdTech Mentor
My Rating 4
Learning Scores
Engagement 4
Pedagogy 5
Support 4
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
This is a great website with a plethora of developmentally appropriate information for students. It can be used for introducing a lesson, reviewing a concept, summarizing a topic, etc. There are many options to extend learning - quizzes, games, activities.
My Take
I think this is an excellent teaching tool that caters to the digital natives. I like the extensive list of topics as well as the supplemental activities that can be used to deepen understanding. It can be used as a whole group, small group, or individually.