Ethical dilemmas and the Scale of Justice

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. Understandi...

Happy Digital Learning Day!

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Digital Learning Day is a national campaign that celebrates teachers and shines a spotlight on successful instructional practice and effective use of technology in classrooms across the country. He...
Internet Safety Poster

BrainPOP Internet Safety Poster

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Before you start your students on a web-based learning project, why not do a lesson on media literacy, internet safety, and digital citizenship? Generate ideas as a class about how to be safe and resp...
Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship Spotlight

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Now that the school year is in full swing, remember to check out the BrainPOP Spotlight on Digital Citizenship.  More than ever, classrooms are going digital, and it’s our job as teachers to help stud...

Online Safety with Storybird Lesson Plan: Understanding When to Ask for Parental Permission

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In this Online Safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. and/or BrainPOP resources to explore the importance of online and real world safety. Students will creat...

Online Safety Board Games Lesson Plan: Identify Internet Safety Rules

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In this internet safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and analyze basic online safety rules. Students then create game boards which th...
Executive Command

Executive Command Brings Civics Education to Life!

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Guest Blogger Brian M. Adams teaches at Copeland Middle School in Rockaway, NJ. He is caretaker of He is a certified nerd and has no relation to the Canadian rock star.   ...
ISTE Board

ISTE Board Elections

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Get Your Vote On! It’s election time at ISTE! Voting is open for all ISTE members for ISTE Board of Directors. BrainPOP’s very own Vice President of 21st Century Learning is a current ISTE board me...
Teach Digital Citizenship

Hungry to Teach Digital Citizenship?

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Following up to yesterday's webinar with Common Sense Media,  Kari Stubbs, the Vice President 21st Century Learning at BrainPOP, shares her thrill to discover a new series of books about digital citiz...