Tag Archives: pop culture

Popping in Kindergarten

By KellyAnn Bonnell, MA It’s always a challenge to incorporate pop culture in meaningful ways in the Kindergarten and First Grade Classroom. The shows young kids identify with can lead to a whole host of behavior problems that can be … Continue reading

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Mashable: Whip those kids into shape

There are many ways that we incorporate pop culture into our lessons and many times we don’t realize it or how it changes the dynamics in the classroom. Here is a PE teacher who is using pop culture to meet … Continue reading

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Pop Goes the Classroom Daily

Pop Goes the Classroom Daily We are proud to announce a new resource for you. Pop Goes the Classroom Daily is a curated resource giving you new ideas and resources for your classroom. Sign up today!

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Where would we be without Gutenberg?

There is a great body of work exploring the impact classics have on current popular culture. One of my favorite examples of this is the original Willie Wonka film with Gene Wilder. The script is one classic reference after another. … Continue reading

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So…What is Pop Culture?

WHAT IS POP CULTURE? So what is Pop Culture? That’s an interesting question. There are few theoretical concepts that are as value-laden as popular culture. There are multiple definitions, and even after exploring them there is little clarity. John Story, … Continue reading

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The Classroom of Popular Culture

What video games can teach us about making students want to learn by James Paul Gee Why is it that many children can’t sit still long enough to finish their homework and yet will spend hours playing games on the … Continue reading

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First let me say thank you to Felicia Day for posting the link below on her twitter feed. It was great fun to read but then I got to thinking-What could be a better unit that Dickens, HG Wells, and … Continue reading

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Pop…Pop…Pop…Pop Culture

Welcome to the Pop Goes the Classroom Blog. It is my hope that the blog will become a collection of shared resources that everyone contributes to. Before we get too far however, I think its important for us all to … Continue reading

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