Video Games in Classrooms

Video Games in Classrooms: Lessons Learned

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Join Marjee Chmiel, instructional technology specialist at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA and a former game designer, as she shares tried and tested tips for...
Scientific Illustrations Video

Getting Creative: Scientific Illustrations & Other Projects

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All the way from Shanghai, we welcome Laura Brown, a high school science teacher, for this webinar on scientific illustrations and other creative projects. Find out how she and her students use BrainP...

A Tangled Web: Preparing to Play

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It's useful to make sure all the students know relevant vocabulary prior to playing a Tangled Web. Be sure to teach the meanings of basic concepts related to angles, parallel lines, polygons, trian...

Battleship Numberline Math Game Teaching Strategies

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Collaborative Learning Tips: Allow learners to work in pairs at a computer while playing the Battleship Numberline math game. Pairing learners of somewhat varying abilities together can be a good w...
Ethics and English Game

Quandary: Preparing to Play & Guiding Questions (with ELL Support)

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Before playing this ethics and English game, ask if students are familiar with the word "Quandary"? You may want to start the session by asking: “Do you know what the game’s title means? What is a qua...
Employee Lounge Math Game

Employee Lounge Math Game Collaborative Learning Tips

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Have students play Lure of the Labyrinth Employee Lounge math game collaboratively in teams or small groups. Ask students to help one another develop strategies for solving the puzzles. Structure the ...

Refraction Game Teaching Strategies

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The Refraction game teaches fractions by adopting three models: laser width (continuous), flow frequency (discrete), and lasers colored by denominator. In later stages of the game, students...

Newest Lesson Plans + Materials

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Explore Our Newest Teaching Resources We have dozens of graphic organizers, hundreds of lesson plans, and fun BrainPOP branded printables, like classroom posters, clipart, worksheets and more! Bra...
KAPi award

BrainPOP receives KAPi award

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Every January, the big players in the consumer electronics industry gather in Las Vegas to share the newest innovations and developments. From collossal TVs to networked "smart" home appliances this y...
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Guest Blogger Angela Kiser: Self-paced Learning with BrainPOP

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Check out this blog post on Self-paced Learning with BrainPOP! Angela Nixon Kiser is a National Board Certified Teacher who works tirelessly to provide interactive and meaningful learning in a tech...