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The BrainPOP ESL Placement Test Is Live!

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Big news for BrainPOP ESL! Our brand new Placement Test is an easy way for you to assess your students’ English language proficiency so they can begin using BrainPOP ESL at a level that is just righ...
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Getting Started with Make-a-Map

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Make-a-Map is BrainPOP's newest tool for concept mapping. Concept mapping gives students the chance to transform information into knowledge by making meaningful connections between their thoughts and ...
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Using iOS Accessibility Features with the BrainPOP Featured Movie App

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The BrainPOP Featured Movie App has been optimized to take advantage of the Accessibility features built into Apple's iOS for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.  Activating the"voice over" feature enables ...
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Playful Assessment: BrainPOP’s Sortify Game

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Originally Recorded June 2014 Join us as we explore BrainPOP’s Sortify Game. Designed for “playful assessment,” Sortify covers a range of core subjects and is appropriate for lower elementary...
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What Makes a Great Educational Game? Peek Into Our Game Evaluation Process and GLS 2014

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There are a ton of really great games out there - but a lot of them never make it into the classroom. Why is this? The reasons include poor distribution, technical challenges, and a lack of teacher su...
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GameUp Video Game Evaluation Rubric

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How does BrainPOP evaluate and choose games to put onto GameUp? BrainPOP's GameUp team created this rubric to provide a framework by which to evaluate a games merit. We consider many aspects of a game...
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The Sortify Game: A New Experiment in Playful Assessment

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Sortify is a brand new offering from BrainPOP's GameUp that's designed to be used as a playful assessment. It’s an open-ended tool that is flexible enough to work for all grade levels (K-12) and ma...
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Math Game Teacher Resources and Assessment Strategies for Employee Lounge

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The screencast outlines teacher resources and assessment strategies for using the “Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge” math game on BrainPOP’s GameUp.  How are you using this game for assess...
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It’s Here! SXSWedu Announces 2014 Playground Schedule

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We’re absolutely thrilled to share the newly unveiled official schedule for the SXSWedu 2014 Playground, which we're co-sponsoring with Xerox. The SXSWedu Playground is an interactive learning sp...
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Do I Have a Right? Teacher Support and Assessment Ideas

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Check out this brief screencast to learn about assessment ideas and teaching and learning resources available for the Do I Have a Right? game....