A-Games Project

Using Games for Formative Assessment: The A-Games Project

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We’re thrilled to be able to tell you about the A-Games Project, a newly published study that looks at the use of digital learning games for formative assessment. This project, funded by the Bill and ...
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BrainPOP’s Free Online Course!

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BrainPOP Educators is happy to announce the debut of our free self-guided online course. This 3 unit course will help get you up and running with all BrainPOP features! Unit 1: This unit will ...

Guest Blogger Nili Bartley Puts a Spin on Professional Development

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Guest blogger Nili Bartley from Hopkinton, MA is a 4th grade teacher who has taken a different approach to training and professional development. Read on to learn about how Nili's students helped get ...
BrainPOP ELL placement test

The BrainPOP ELL Placement Test Is Live!

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Big news for BrainPOP ELL! Our brand new Placement Test is an easy way for you to assess your students’ English language proficiency so they can begin using BrainPOP ELL at a level that is just right ...

Make-a-Map Support Resources

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Make-a-Map, BrainPOP’s interactive concept mapping tool, prompts students to make connections using BrainPOP images, keywords, and movie clips. ...

Getting Started w/ Individual Accounts

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My BrainPOP and its individual accounts simplify an educator's ability to keep track of students' work, provide feedback, create custom assessments, and more. Students are able to submit work includin...
iOS accessibility

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 t...

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 throu...

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...

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 game's merit. We consider many aspects of a gam...