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BrainPOP Reading Round-Up

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Due to a change in Newsela's free product, links to their articles no longer appear on BrainPOP. The articles will not be accessible in existing assignments or within students’ accounts as of that tim...
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Exercise Your Coding Muscles!

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May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! In celebration, Creative Coding challenges your students to code about the ways they stay healthy and fit. Log in with your individual educator ac...
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Earth Day Coding Projects

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Creative Coding challenges students to show what they know about planet Earth! Log in with your individual educator account and get students coding with these Earth Day projects:   Sort it ...
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Coding Conversations with BrainPOP & Scratch

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Looking for ways to integrate coding into your curriculum? With BrainPOP's new Creative Coding tool, students can now "show what they know" on any topic -- from grammar to geometry! This month, tr...
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How I Use Creative Coding to Practice Pronouns

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Teaching the difference between object and subject pronouns can be tricky! In this guest blog post, Rebecca Braungart, an ELA teacher in Buffalo, NY, describes how she uses Creative Coding to help her...
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Celebrate Presidents’ Day With Creative Coding!

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With Creative Coding, BrainPOP's new text- and block-based coding tool, students can "show what they know" about the presidents and the presidency. From building a museum exhibit honoring a favorit...
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Celebrating Black History with BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.

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BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. offer a deep and diverse collection of resources to help your class learn about and celebrate the achievements of African Americans during Black History month AND all year lo...
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Getting to the Heart of the Matter on Valentine’s Day

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You can count on BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. to get to the HEART of the matter on Valentine’s Day! Explore these heart-smart movies, games, and more with your students. BrainPOP Movies Heart: Learn a...
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Exploring Earth Awareness at Home with BrainPOP!

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Earth awareness celebrations are happening in classrooms around the world throughout the month. Now, with help from BrainPOP, Earth Day fun and learning can continue at home. Before school lets out...
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Celebrate Poetry Month with a BrainPOP Found Poem

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For a fun Poetry Month idea, try this! Have students create a BrainPOP "found poem" by combining words and phrases from a BrainPOP movie of their choice. A found poem is one that is made up of text fr...