Quest to Learn

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 w...
ELA

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...
learning with brainpop

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 tech...

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, who c...
Common Core Standards

The Common Core Standards, the BrainPOP Mixer and Related Readings

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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 asses...
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" ...
autism and brainpop

Guest Blogger Kristin Kowalski on IPads, Autism and BrainPOP

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A few weeks ago I was combing the web for information about BrainPOP and came across a mention of Kristin Kowalski, an arts teacher from Ohio.  I reached out to see what she had to say about using Bra...

Assess, Reflect, and Redirect

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Wednesday, April 18 4:00PM ET: Assess, Reflect, and Redirect Join us for this special webinar co-presented by our partner Knovation (formerly netTrekker.) We can’t wait to share the powerful asses...

Webinar Alert: Rejoice for BrainPOP’s Research Resources!

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Wednesday, February 15 6:30PM: Rejoice for BrainPOP’s Researching Resources! Lisa Parisi, 4th grade teacher at the Denton Ave School in New Hyde Park NY, hosts this session full of tips and ideas...
Monster School Bus Game Assessment Ideas

Monster School Bus Game Assessment Ideas

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Use the following game assessment ideas to encourage students to think critically about what they've learned during Monster School Bus game play: What do you like about this game? What are y...