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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....
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Teacher Support Materials and Assessment with Quandary

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This screencast outlines teacher support materials and assessment ideas for Quandary, one of the award winning English games on BrainPOP's GameUp....
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Discovering Digital Tools for Learning With Graphite.org

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Pinpointing the best digital tools for your students can be pretty overwhelming. Thankfully, there’s Graphite.org, a free service from the non-profit Common Sense Media. Through rigorous ratings and...
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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...
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Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence!

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Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence in Refraction By: Eleanor O'Rourke Psychologist Carol Dweck has made an interesting discovery. She and her colleagues have...
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CSI Flight Adventures: Flight School Assessment Tips

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After playing the CSI Flight Adventures game, allow students to print out a record of their flight school exercises and how they did on the flight missions. Have students talk about their results with...

BrainPOP and the Common Core State Standards

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BrainPOP is committed to developing quality resources and providing top-notch guidance to help you and your students meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards. Explore this collection of ...
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BrainPOP’s FYI Feature- The Perfect Informational Text Resources to Support Reading Comprehension

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BrainPOP’s 2013 Teacher in Residence, Mike Jones, shares some of his favorite teaching strategies to support reading comprehension using informational text in BrainPOP’s FYI feature. In my 7th gr...
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Top 5 Tips for Accommodation Using BrainPOP

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These tips on accomodation using BrainPOP help students with various learning styles in every setting. In this guest blog post, BrainPOP's Summer POPstar in Residence, Mike Jones, shares his top 5 tip...