Pause Points Graphic Organizer

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One of the most popular strategies for using BrainPOP in the classroom is through adding pause points, briefly pausing the movie to clarify  student understanding. Turn this classic strategy into an a...
Ethical Decision Making

Developing Ethical Decision-Making Through Play

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Can a game teach children to navigate ethical minefields? Scot Osterweil (of MIT Education Arcade) and Peter Stidwill (Learning Games Network) designed Quandary to do just that. They’ll demo this mult...
The Snapthought Reflection Tool

SnapThought, a Written Reflection Tool

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This screencast illustrates our written reflection tool. Learn how students can take screenshots and write comments on key moments of game play within a selection of GameUp titles. The SnapThought too...
Martin Luther King Jr. "dream" speech

“I Have a Dream” at 50: Teaching the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by their character." -Martin Luther King, Jr. It was a call ...

Laboratory Practices Lesson Plan: Virtual Lab Disposable Lab Equipment

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In this laboratory practices lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an online interactive to practice maintaining a sterile laboratory environment. Students will practice using ...

Inventions Lesson Plan: The Origins of Computers and Other Technology

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the origins of computers and how they have changed our lives and affected other inventions....
Reconstruction

Reconstruction

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Learn all about Reconstruction in this student-made, BrainPOP-inspired video by Robert Miller's 4th & 5th graders from Port Orange, Florida....
Interactive Whiteboard Ideas

Tips for Using BrainPOP with an Interactive Whiteboard

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This list contains over three dozen ideas for using BrainPOP content on your interactive whiteboard. Have more ideas yourself?  Be sure to share in the comments section below!...

Moby Alphabet Clipart in Color

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M-O-B-Y spells fun — or whatever you want! This package contains Moby in a variety of letter-shaped poses that you can add to bulletin boards and interactive white board presentations. Who knew robots...

Moby Alphabet Clipart in Black and White

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M-O-B-Y spells fun -- or whatever you want! This package contains Moby in a variety of letter-shaped poses that you can add to bulletin boards and interactive white board presentations. Who knew robot...