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BrainPOP Online Certification Course Applications Due February 15

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Applications are now closed The application deadline for BrainPOP’s online certification course is February 15. Enrollment is limited to 40 participants, so please clearly state why you should b...
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Get Certified at FETC and TCEA

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Since June 2014, nearly 200 dedicated educators have earned the "Certified BrainPOP Educator" title. If you're interested in joining their ranks and are planning to attend either FETC or TCEA, you're ...
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How One Teacher Used BrainPOP to Teach Her Students – and Herself – About Citizenship

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More than 40 years ago, Carmen Gil was an ESOL professor in her native country of Venezuela. She came to the United States and has been teaching at the same school in Jupiter, Florida, for 36 years! ...
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#BPOPchat: BrainPOP’s First Twitter Chat Set for Thursday, April 2nd

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Join our inaugural Twitter chat: log on to Twitter at 7 pm ET on Thursday, April 2nd and use #BPOPchat to join the conversation! The BrainPOP Educators team - including Andrew (@agardnahh) and Carri...
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Certified BrainPOP Educators Talk Universal Design for Learning

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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a learning design framework that outlines principles for making curriculum and learning experiences accessible for all. The UDL guidelines have been developed i...
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BrainPOP & Game Developers: Changing the Way Kids Learn

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BrainPOP & Game Developers play nicely together, which is why the concepts of feedback and partnership are at the core of GameUp, BrainPOP's learning games portal. By definition, GameUp is a place...
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Guest Blogger Matt Farber Reflects on Playtesting Educational Games

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Earlier this week, we shared Steve Isaacs' (@mr_isaacs) reflection on a playtesting session focusing on an educational game that’s currently in development at BrainPOP HQ. Matt Farber (@MatthewFarbe...
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Guest Blogger Steve Isaacs Reflects on Playtesting Educational Games with Students

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When creating features, educational games, and other projects at BrainPOP, we strive to incorporate the teacher and student voice in all parts of the process. Recently our User Testing Lead, Katya Hot...
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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 ...
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Certified BrainPOP Educator Program

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The Certified BrainPOP Educator Program is a free certification program offered to teachers who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to and creativity using BrainPOP resources with students. To b...