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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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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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Digital Citizenship Assignments and Custom Pathways Step Guide

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This printable guide provides step-by-step instructions for building assignments and creating pathways using BrainPOP's Digital Citizenship content....
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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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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 Standard Alignments

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As students navigate the Digital Citizenship topics, and plan for and create movies with the Make-a-Movie tool, they are naturally addressing the goals of the following standards of the Common Core, C...
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Make-a-Movie Lesson Plan: Digital Citizenship

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This lesson plan features BrainPOP’s collection of Digital Citizenship resources, and is adaptable to all topics in the collection. In this lesson, students explore digital citizenship topics, then ...
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New Movie: Elie Wiesel

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Last summer, Elie Wiesel's grandchildren reached out to BrainPOP to ask for a movie about their grandfather. We were honored by the request, and a little bit daunted. Animation's strength as a teachin...

Holocaust Lesson Plan: Analyze a Primary Source

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about one of the most tragic times in history, the  Holocaust. They’ll learn about Hitler, what his Nazi...

Elie Wiesel Lesson Plan: Produce a Mini Documentary

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about the life and work of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel-- activist, author, and Nobel Peace Prize winner....