Teaching Tips

Taking a Spring Break from Test Prep

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Remember the days before state testing when spring was carefree? Maybe you’d bring your class outdoors for a lesson under the sun or allow a few extra minutes of recess. Spring meant summer was right ...
Home-School Connection

Explore Computer Programming at Home with BrainPOP

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Who do parents trust most for advice on educational digital media and its use? According to a recent EdSurge article, “5 Ways Educators Can Help Families Make Better Use of Tech Outside the Classroom,...
Get to know a CBE

Visual Explanations with CBE of the Month Heidi Shorr

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We're excited to welcome March's Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month, Heidi Shorr, to the blog! Teaching third grade in Massachusetts, Heidi strives to incorporate technology into her every day c...
Curriculum Connection

Celebrating Women’s History

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March is Women's History month. Celebrate with BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.! BrainPOP Our Women's History unit is chock full of topics featuring history-making women, from artists to astronauts, and im...
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What’s New at BrainPOP: February Recap

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February may be the shortest month, but it’s not short on new stuff at BrainPOP! New Features Help Center Got questions? BrainPOP’s new Help Center has the answers! The Help Center is available to ...
In the mind of a CBE

Vocabulary Mapping with BrainPOP ELL – A CBE Aha! Moment 2.18

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As part of the Certified BrainPOP Educator program, we encourage participants to reflect on their teaching practices and identify moments where they plan to make changes based on what they've learned ...
Get to know a CBE

Supporting ELLs with CBE of the Month Bryan Betz

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We'd like to welcome February's Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month, Bryan Betz, to the blog! Bryan teaches English as a Foreign Language in Seoul, South Korea. With our recent redesign of BrainP...
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What’s New at BrainPOP: January Recap

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2018 is off to a busy start at BrainPOP, from updated movies to a brand new look for BrainPOP ELL and much more! BrainPOP ELL New Look! BrainPOP ELL has a fresh new look!  Developed to be flexibl...
In the mind of a CBE

Concept Mapping with Make-a-Map – A CBE Aha! Moment 1.18

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Earlier this month, we introduced you to Helena Tamasco, January's Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month. As part of the certification process, we ask educators to reflect on our features and tools...
Home-School Connection

Making the Most of Cold & Flu Season

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Cold and flu season are no fun, but BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. can help you take advantage of this teachable moment. We offer a range of topics related to germs, viruses, how to stay healthy and more f...