If you’ve never heard of BrainPop, you’re missing out! It’s a cool internet resource with games, review videos and other stuff for kids. There’s a paid membership available, but you can find tons of stuff for free without it. There are many free, animated movies (available for all content areas) that seem to appeal to kids. many of the review videos include a cute story line and dialogue between Tim and his robot friend, Moby. Click here to view all the free BrainPop stuff.
I love BrainPopJr for my first and second grade students. I do wish I could download the videos because my internet at my international school is not fast enough to stream them regularly.
-Amanda at http://teachingwanderlust.com/
Yeah, I have a lot of teacher friends who have the same issue with lame or outdated technology. Hope your connection improves soon! 🙂