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...
A-Games Project

Using Games for Formative Assessment: The A-Games Project

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We’re thrilled to be able to tell you about the A-Games Project, a newly published study that looks at the use of digital learning games for formative assessment. This project, funded by the Bill an...
Life skills

Which Math Topic Should BrainPOP Produce Next? You Decide!

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Now is your chance to choose the next BrainPOP math topic!  We plan to create one of the following math topics: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions, Displaying Data, Surface Area, Quadratic ...
Screenshot of Black History BrainPOP spotlight page

Primary Sources for All Black History Topics

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We're thrilled to announce that all 11 topics in our Black History spotlight include primary sources! Black History Month is an ideal opportunity to incorporate primary sources into your lessons. A...