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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...
My Brainpop

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...
online game design classes

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...
Gaming in Education

Free Online Gaming in Education Conference Begins Monday September 15!

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BrainPOP is excited to partner with the Learning Revolution Project for the first annual Gaming in Education Virtual conference.  From Building a Local Community of Game-Based Learning Professionals...
back to school

Back to School 2014 with BrainPOP

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Labor day has passed, and school is back in session!  Here are some ideas for using BrainPOP during the first few weeks of school. 1) Set up My BrainPOP with your students. Did you know that your s...
Note-taking

New On BrainPOP: Note-Taking Skills

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Just in time for back to school, we introduce our newest movie topic page - Note-Taking Skills. Start the year with this one and prompt students to use best practices for watching BrainPOP movies  al...
Summer Slump and Math Games

Avoiding the “Summer Slump” with Math Games

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Today's guest blogger, Derek Lomas, shares research about the dreaded summer slump and ways to support students from losing progress over the summer. Derek is a  learning scientist at Carnegie Mellon...