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Context Clues – New Content on BrainPOP

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We're excited to announce the debut of yet another BrainPOP topic that can help explain a popular reading strategy, Context Clues. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim explains how to use context clues to figu...
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Establishing Classroom Routines With Lisa Parisi

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Award-winning Long Island teacher Lisa Parisi offers strategies and activities for establishing shared understandings and effective classroom routines in her elementary school classroom.  Drawing on ...
Pearl Diver Math Game Essential Questions

Pearl Diver Math Game Essential Questions

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How can fractions be expressed, ordered, and compared? How is adding and subtracting fractions different and similar from working with whole numbers? How can number lines help us to predict the...
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Lisa Parisi: Helping Students Stand on Their Own

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In the final installment of her three-part series, POPstar Lisa Parisi shares strategies for developing student autonomy. From global collaborative projects to effective technology integration, Lisa t...

Fractions on a Number Line Lesson Ideas: The Pearl Diver Game

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In these number line lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-8, students play an online math game to practice identifying, comparing, and ordering fractions on a number line....
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Setting Up Rules and Expectations for Game Play

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When students are playing a game, they often won't behave exactly the same way they do when they are taking a test or listening to a lecture. Students might be completely engrossed in what they are do...
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Back to School with BrainPOP

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As the summer begins winding down, we, at BrainPOP, want to help you best prepare for Back to School. From personal goal setting, to helping students achieve, to coordinating with parents and administ...

Online Safety Board Games Lesson Plan: Identify Internet Safety Rules

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In this internet safety lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and analyze basic online safety rules. Students then create game boards which th...

Thomas Edison Lesson Plan: How Inventions Build Upon Each Other

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to identify important accomplishments in the life of Thomas Edison. Students will also research later inventions...

Ancient Egypt Lesson Plan: Introduction to Traditions and History

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In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore basic knowledge of Ancient Egyptian traditions. Students will also become familiar with...