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Presenting Newsela!

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Always searching for engaging, high-quality nonfiction articles? Look no further! BrainPOP has partnered with Newsela--an instructional content platform--to provide texts from such well-regarded media...

Facts and Opinion Background Information for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers

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This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching grade K-3 students about fact and opinion. Designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Facts and Opinions, you will find ...
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New Harvey Milk Topic: Promoting Tolerance Through Inclusive Curriculum

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With LGBTQ issues becoming an increasingly prominent part of our national conversation, many schools are struggling to find the best way to meet new requirements for a more inclusive curriculum. Wi...
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Dig Deeper into BrainPOP Topics with FYIs

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Looking for topic-specific, grade-appropriate informational texts? BrainPOP's got you covered! Every BrainPOP topic features a set of  up to 6 nonfiction, informational "FYI" articles that dig deep...
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Introducing … Assignments!

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It’s here! It’s here! If you’re a teacher using My BrainPOP, you now have the ability to assign our movies and features! The ability to assign tasks within BrainPOP has been one of our most-r...
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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at BrainPOP’s Upcoming “About Us” Project

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Just in time for the launch of our redesigned website, students from Brooklyn Friends School  in New York City came to "class" on Saturday to explore our movie topics, GameUp, and other features. ...
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Newly Updated Mars Topic Reflects NASA’s Big News

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Yesterday, NASA announced the discovery of liquid water on the surface of Mars, underscoring the possibility of life on the red planet. While it may take scientists years to find out the source or ful...
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Back to School 2014 with BrainPOP

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Labor day has passed, and school is back in session!  Here are some ideas for using BrainPOP during the first few weeks of school. 1) Set up My BrainPOP with your students. Did you know that your s...

Mission US: Cheyenne Odyssey Ideas – for Building Background Knowledge

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Prior to implementing the Cheyenne Odyssey Lesson Plan and Game, it is important to build students' background knowledge about the Cheyenne and Plains Indians. We recommend familiarizing yourself w...

Ancient China Background Information for Teachers and Parents

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This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about ancient China.  The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Ancient China. It expl...