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...
guest post

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 ...
BrainPOP twitter chat

#BPOPchat Recap! Highlights from the First BrainPOP Twitter Chat

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Check out highlights from #BPOPchat, our recent BrainPOP twitter chat! On Thursday, April 2nd, dozens of educators logged into twitter and participated in the first #BPOPchat.  The enthusiasm and exc...
Poll results

The Next Math Topic Slated for BrainPOP Production is. . .

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Back in February, we asked YOU to vote in a poll to determine which math topic BrainPOP should produce next.  We received 235 individual votes and the winner, with 28%, is multiplying and dividing de...
twitter chat

#BPOPchat: BrainPOP’s First Twitter Chat Set for Thursday, April 2nd

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Join our inaugural Twitter chat: log on to Twitter at 7 pm ET on Thursday, April 2nd and use #BPOPchat to join the conversation! The BrainPOP Educators team - including Andrew (@agardnahh) and Carri...
universal design for learning

Certified BrainPOP Educators Talk Universal Design for Learning

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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a learning design framework that outlines principles for making curriculum and learning experiences accessible for all. The UDL guidelines have been developed i...
NGSS Task Analysis

Blooms Taxonomy in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

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In this final installment in a 3-part series, BrainPOP’s Assessment Specialist, Kevin Miklasz, shares his analysis of the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards in relation to the levels...