Concept Mapping with BrainPOP’s Make-A-Map Tool

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Have you tried Make-a-Map yet? BrainPOP Movie watching becomes interactive with our Make-a-Map tool. Click the "Make-a-Map" button on any topic page and give it a try! The movie appears in the uppe...

Science: Concept Map on Cell Structures

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Take a peek at how this Cell Structures exemplar concept map was made using our new concept mapping tool, Make-a-Map.  The video provides a bit of context around how concept maps can be easily built i...

Science: Time lapse video for Mammals Concept Map

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Take a peek at how we created the Mammals exemplar concept map with this time-lapse video.  It provides a bit of context around how concept maps are built using our new concept mapping tool....

Scientific Method concept map created with Make-a-Map!

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Concept maps take on many different structure types like chains or loops like the student example shown here or they can resemble spiders or clusters.  There are also compare and contrast designs as w...
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Guest Blogger Nili Bartley on Assessing Student Understanding With My BrainPOP

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Guest blogger Nili Bartley from Hopkinton, MA is a 4th grade teacher who's embraced My BrainPOP as part of her classroom culture. Read on to learn about Nili's experience using My BrainPOP's features ...

Mammals concept map created with Make-a-Map!

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This exemplar map was made with Make-a-Map after watching a single movie on Mammals.  A great next step would be to ask your students to add one or more of the related topic movies to their concept ma...

Cell Structures concept map created with Make-a-Map!

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No two concept maps will look the same.  The ability to personalize and graphically demonstrate your own understanding of a topic enhances the depth of learning effectively.  And, research shows that ...
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Create a Scary Concept Map with Make-a-Map!

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Have some ghoulish fun with your students in class on Halloween by making a historical concept map about the origins of the holiday with Make-a-Map. Powered by Ideaphora...
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Guest Blogger Nili Bartley on My BrainPOP, Grammar and the Flipped Classroom

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Today's guest blogger, 4th grade teacher Nili Bartley from Hopkinton MA attended our first "Certified BrainPOP Educator"  workshop at ISTE 2014 in Atlanta. Read on to learn about Nili's success using ...
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Students Discover New Features on BrainPOP!

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Last summer, 4th grade teacher, Nili Bartley, from Hopkinton MA learned about all the new interactive features on BrainPOP during a training at the ISTE conference in Atlanta, GA. Last week, Mrs. Bart...