Star Wars!

New on BrainPOP, Theme, Star Wars and the Force!

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Awaken the Force even before your students see the imminent “Star Wars” flick! BrainPOP’s newest topic - timed to coincide with the big opening - epitomizes our ongoing efforts to present curric...
Start Class with a Quiz - Cognition Connection

Top 10 Reasons to Start Class With a Quiz

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Though quizzes are often perceived as an evaluation tool to measure learning after a course of study, taking a quiz can be a useful part of the learning process itself. With BrainPOP’s Quiz Mixer...
Jump Into CSEdWeek and Hour of Code - featured blog image

Free Hour of Code Collection – Movies, Games, and Support

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This National Computer Science Education Week, we’re encouraging and supporting your participating in the Hour of Code movement! A special collection of movies, games, and teacher support materials ...
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Bookmark Us on Your Mobile Home Screen

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We're now smartphone- and tablet-ready! You can visit brainpop.com directly from your mobile device, accessing not only movies and quizzes but also My BrainPOP features like the Quiz Mixer, for custo...
BrainPOP Jr. Chrome Plugins

Activating Flash on Google Chrome

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Are you seeing play buttons appear on your BrainPOP Jr. or ESL homepage?  If you have recently updated your Google Chrome browser and now see play buttons, the default plugin setting may have been ch...
Addition Blocks

Building Fluency with Math Games on GameUp!

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The first few weeks of school are spent reviewing those skills and concepts students learned the previous year, but may not have practiced over the summer. Math skills are often among those “forgott...
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Participate in a “Think Aloud” Study about BrainPOP Educators

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Update - the "think aloud" study has been completed and the survey is closed. This summer, register to participate in a "think aloud" study of BrainPOP Educators!  A "think-aloud" is an approach w...
MBP Jr

My BrainPOP…Jr.!

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We're thrilled to report that My BrainPOP is now available for school-wide BrainPOP Jr. subscribers too. The My BrainPOP suite of features was designed to make it easy for teachers and students to ...
media literacy

Re-Mixed Media: Inspiring Kids to Question What They Consume

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In today's media-saturated world, kids contend with a constant stream of mass media content. From emails and apps to ads and podcasts, they're plugged in almost every waking second of the day. Though ...
Updated BrainPOP Educators Look

New Look and URL for BrainPOP Educators

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BrainPOP Educators has received a brand new look and web address!  You can now find us at http://educators.brainpop.com. BrainPOP Educators is also optimized for viewing on mobile devices. We've ...