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4 Ways BrainPOP Supports Distance Learning

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The digital nature of BrainPOP makes it equally powerful in the classroom and for distance learning.  School closures due to weather or more recently, the coronavirus outbreak, have led to a growin...
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In memory of Naomi Prawer Kadar

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In memory of Naomi Prawer Kadar, Ph.D, (1949-2010), the creator of BrainPOP ELL, whose legacy brings the joy of newfound understanding to language learners worldwide. Naomi was a lifelong educator ...
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#BPOPchat Thursday October 4th 7PM ET – Special Education

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Using the hashtag #BPOPchat, join Certified BrainPOP Educators - Sean Arnold, Altman Lewis and Dinah Wade on Twitter to discuss the cross section of Special Education and EdTech. Like most education b...
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Play + Learn = Plearn

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"Plearn" is the hybrid of “Play” + “Learn” - a word that embodies the essence of learning through active exploration, tinkering, and reflecting. At BrainPOP, we strive to bring the meaning of plearn t...
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The Inaugural BrainPOP Leadership Summit: A Round-Up

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We spent the weekend in Clearwater Beach, hosting a group of teachers and administrators at our inaugural Leadership Summit. This two-day event was designed to highlight - for education leaders - the ...
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New Year, New BrainPOP ELL!

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BrainPOP ELL is getting a makeover! Developed to be flexible for all students, the new BrainPOP ELL will have a fresh look and exciting enhancements. Here’s a sneak preview of what to expect: New...
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Micro-Credentials and BrainPOP

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Andrew Gardner, our VP of Professional Learning, shares his insights on micro-credentialing. Recently, I had the privilege of participating in a panel at Badge Summit - along with Robert Bajor from D...

Why Use Related Reading?

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BrainPOP’s high-interest, fact-filled Related Reading articles invite students to deepen and extend their understanding of a BrainPOP topic while seamlessly practicing important reading comprehension ...
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Inside the POPUp Classroom

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Recently, as many of you know, we’ve begun hosting our own “POPUp Classroom” at major conferences like FETC. This space gives us the opportunity to dig a little deeper than we can in the busy exhibit ...

Webinar Alert! Prepare for the Hour of Code

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Join us this Wednesday, November 30 at 6:30 pm ET for a special webinar - Prepare for the Hour of Code!  Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code has helped educators introduce millions of ...