Hour of Code at BrainPOP

Hour of Code and BrainPOP

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Celebrate Computer Science Education Week  by working an "Hour of Code" into your schoolday! Running, December 8-14, CSEdWeek aims to highlight the importance of computer science, which 90 percent of...
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Concept Mapping with BrainPOP’s Make-A-Map Tool

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Have you tried Make-a-Map yet? BrainPOP Movie watching becomes interactive with our Make-a-Map tool. Click the "Make-a-Map" button on any topic page and give it a try! The movie appears in the upp...
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BrainPOP + Speech-Language Pathologists = Improving Student Achievement

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Certified BrainPOP Educator Kim Thomas is a Technology Integration Specialist at the Madison School District in Pheonix AZ. As part of her certification process, Kim led a training with the Speech &am...
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Participate in UCLA’s Game Based Learning Research Study

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Our friends from UCLA's CRESST are conducting a game based learning research study about building science and social emotional skills with "Go Vector Go" and "Spaceforce;" 2 games featured on BrainPOP...
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Touchdown! Rosetta’s Lander Makes History

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Yesterday, after a journey of billions of miles, a probe the size of a washing machine landed on the surface of a speeding comet. In recognition of the European Space Agency's achievement, we've added...
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Ebola Education: Establish Factual Understanding and Ease Student Fears

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Media coverage of the recent Ebola outbreak has been inescapable.  Though the images and stories have been scary, it's important not to let fear and panic spread faster than the virus itself! To help...
BrainPOP Certification Training

Attention New York Based Educators! Apply to Attend a BrainPOP Certification Training at BrainPOP’s Headquarters!

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BrainPOP is thrilled to partner with NYS Teacher Centers and the New York Institute of Technology to lead a special in-person professional development BrainPOP certification training event at our head...
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Guest Blogger Nili Bartley on My BrainPOP, Grammar and the Flipped Classroom

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Today's guest blogger, 4th grade teacher Nili Bartley from Hopkinton MA attended our first "Certified BrainPOP Educator"  workshop at ISTE 2014 in Atlanta. Read on to learn about Nili's success using...
New Features on BrainPOP

Students Discover New Features on BrainPOP!

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Last summer, 4th grade teacher, Nili Bartley, from Hopkinton MA learned about all the new interactive features on BrainPOP during a training at the ISTE conference in Atlanta, GA. Last week, Mrs. Bart...
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Learn Principles of Ed Tech and Game Design with EdX online MOOC

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You may be already be familiar with our colleagues at MIT's Education Arcade and Scheller Teacher Education Programs by playing any one of the three Lure of the Labyrinth math games on GameUp! Perhaps...