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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...
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Resource Spotlight

Digital Citizenship: Making the Online World a Better Place Starts With You!

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Your students were born into a digital world. They are digital natives who turn to technology to ask questions, solve problems, and conduct most aspects of their daily lives. Just as we teach children...
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What is Digital Citizenship?

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Technology is a way of life today--from smartphones to the Internet and everything in between. Just as we teach children to be good citizens, following rules of society, we must also educate and model...
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Home-School Connection

BrainPOP Beyond the Classroom: Building the Home-School Connection

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Your students know how great BrainPOP is, but do their families know?  Back-to-school is a perfect time to remind parents and caregivers that with your school’s subscription, they have 24/7 access ...
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Understanding the Events in Charlottesville

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As students head back to school, many will have concerns and questions about the recent events in Charlottesville, VA. To help guide parents and teachers through these important and difficult conversa...
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Digital Citizenship Key Vocabulary

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Introduce these key terms using easy-to-understand language and by relating the concepts to students’ experiences. Incorporate the vocabulary whenever possible, even when offline, and encourage stud...
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Curriculum Connection

Get Ready for the Solar Eclipse!

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On Monday August 21, America will witness a total solar eclipse -- the first in the continental U.S. in 38 years! Observing an eclipse provides students with a breathtaking demonstration of the sun...
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BrainPOP at SXSWedu 2018: Cast Your Votes!

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Shape the SXSWedu line-up! The 2018 conference Panel Picker is officially open, which means you can cast your votes now through August 25th for the sessions you'd most like to see in Austin in March....

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Lesson Plan: Make a Newsreel

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, including the events that led up to it and the aftereffect...
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Breakout EDU & BrainPOP: Behind-the-Scenes

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Play Designer Michael ‘MKG’ Gi talks about the process of developing Robot Function Funk, a new puzzle for use with My BrainPOP and Breakout EDU. Our just-launched Breakout EDU game Robot Func...