Gaming in Education

Join the Gaming in Ed Online Conference This September

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Join conference founder Steve Hargadon along with BrainPOP's own Allisyn Levy as they co-chair the first Gaming in Ed conference! This is a free event that will be held entirely online, bringing toget...
iOS accessibility

Using iOS Accessibility Features with the BrainPOP Featured Movie App

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The BrainPOP Featured Movie App has been optimized to take advantage of the Accessibility features built into Apple's iOS for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.  Activating the"voice over" feature enables t...

Mental Math Lesson Plan: Gate Game

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students will use a free math game to construct increasingly large numbers. They will practice skills in mental math, place value, operations (i...

Batteries Lesson Plan: How Does a Battery Work?

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources and a hands-on investigation to learn how batteries operate. ...

Active Imagination Lesson Plan: Everyone’s Creative

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students learn about active imagination and how they can use their imaginations to solve problems, create, and have a positive impact on the wo...

Playful Assessment: BrainPOP’s Sortify Game

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Originally Recorded June 2014 Join us as we explore BrainPOP’s Sortify Game. Designed for “playful assessment,” Sortify covers a range of core subjects and is appropriate for lower elementary throu...

6 new Drafting Board games are now on GameUp!

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That's right--we've got six new games from the Drafting Board series, created by our incredible partner iCivics. Drafting Board games are designed to allow students in grades 5-12 to explore the proce...

1.6.1 Past Simple Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, The Thief Walked In (L1U6L1), Ben tells Moby about the strange experience he had when he arrived home from school the day before. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K...

1.6.2 Past Simple (Irregular Verbs) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, I Had a Cool Dream (L1U6L2), Ben dreamed that he and Moby were sailors, sailing around the world. He uses irregular verbs in the past simple to tell Moby about where they we...

1.6.3 Past Simple (Negative) Lesson Plan

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In the BrainPOP ELL movie, I Didn’t Sleep (L1U6L3), Ben tells Moby about his terrible week that began with a sleepless Sunday night. In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades K-8, students sequence se...