CBE ISTE 2015

Become a Certified BrainPOP Educator at ISTE 2015!

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Get certified! BrainPOP is headed to Philadelphia for ISTE 2015 and will be offering two opportunities to become a Certified BrainPOP Educator (CBE). If you're attending the conference, apply to jo...
Digital Compass

Common Sense Media Launches Their New Game, “Digital Compass”

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We're excited to announce the release of a new educational game, Digital Compass, from our friends at Common Sense Media! Digital Compass is a choose-your-own-adventure interactive game developed ...
April Curriculum Connections

Bloom’s Taxonomy in the Common Core ELA Standards

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In this 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 of Bloom’s taxonom...
April Curriculum Connections

Bloom’s Taxonomy in the Common Core Math Standards

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In this 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 of Bloom's taxonomy. ...
highlighed options for writing a question on BrainPOP mixer

New Question Type on the BrainPOP Mixer™!

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We’ve added a new question type to the Mixer! Teachers now have the ability to further customize assessments by including poll questions on their My BrainPOP Mixer-created quizzes. The new poll ques...
Tim and Moby watching TV

Join Us for a Game-Based Learning Meetup!

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NYC Teachers, Come Design With Us! On Saturday, February 7, BrainPOP and the Game-Based Learning NYC (GBLNYC) Meetup will be hosting our fourth Game Design Workshop, and if you’re around, we’d lo...
Playtesting

Guest Blogger Matt Farber Reflects on Playtesting Educational Games

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Earlier this week, we shared Steve Isaacs' (@mr_isaacs) reflection on a playtesting session focusing on an educational game that’s currently in development at BrainPOP HQ. Matt Farber (@MatthewFarbe...
Educational Games

Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs Reflects on Playtesting Educational Games with Students

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When creating features, educational games, and other projects at BrainPOP, we strive to incorporate the teacher and student voice in all parts of the process. Recently our User Testing Lead, Katya Hot...
Nili PD Blog Post

Guest Blogger Nili Bartley Puts a Spin on Professional Development

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Guest blogger Nili Bartley from Hopkinton, MA is a 4th grade teacher who has taken a different approach to training and professional development. Read on to learn about how Nili's students helped get ...
Speak Up

Have a Voice – Participate in Speak Up America Week!

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Donate 15 minutes of your time today for the future of education and participate in Speak Up America Week, December 8th-12th, 2014!  Join the conversation about the use of technology for learnin...