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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...
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Inquiry Based Exploration with TechChef Lisa Johnson

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TechChef Lisa Johnson shared about inquiry based learning and documenting student work in the BrainPOP booth at ISTE 2013. Check out her "Thinklink" and do some "inquiry based" exploration yourself! ...
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Weaving Literacy and Assessment into Game-Based Learning

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BrainPOP's Allisyn Levy shares her experience integrating assessment into game-based learning. For a long time, I was on a hunt for an amazing English Language Arts game that tied into curriculum a...
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Ethics – a New Topic to Support Common Core

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BrainPOP's newest topic, ethics, provides an accessible, engaging storyline and a terrific entry point for students to frame and build skills focused on in the Common Core State Standards. Understan...
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Creative Assessment at Quest to Learn School

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Last Friday, I had the honor of being one of the judges for the the Rube Goldberg Machines Boss Level at NYC's Quest 2to Learn School. With all of debate surrounding assessment, it was refreshing to...

English Games (ELA) and The Sports Network 2!

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BrainPOP is thrilled to introduce a new category of free English Language Arts (ELA) games! When you visit the main GameUp page, you'll now see an "English Games" button which takes you to our growing...
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Guest Blogger Angela Kiser: Self-paced Learning with BrainPOP

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Check out this blog post on Self-paced Learning with BrainPOP! Angela Nixon Kiser is a National Board Certified Teacher who works tirelessly to provide interactive and meaningful learning in a tec...
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Using the BrainPOP Mixer in Creative Ways

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BrainPOP Educators continue to submit interesting quizzes using the BrainPOP Mixer tool.   One of our recent favorites is from @jodonnell from Raymond W. Kershaw Elementary School in New Jersey, w...
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The Common Core Standards, the BrainPOP Mixer and FYIs

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With the large scale adoption of the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics, the education world is preparing for impending assessments beginning in 2014.  The 2014 as...
Assessment Games

Assessment Games: A Design Challenge!

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With the rise in popularity of games based learning, we are hearing more and more about game based assessment.  Though we believe that students learn a great deal and exercise their "problem solving"...