In the mind of a CBE

Learn About Coding Through Concept Mapping – A CBE Aha! Moment 7.18

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As a requirement of the Certified BrainPOP Educator program, we ask participants to reflect on past teaching practices and identify areas where they can use BrainPOP's learning activities to improve t...
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Coding with CBE of the Month Helena Tamasco

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We're very excited to welcome Helena Tamasco of Montclair, NJ as January's CBE of the Month. This inspiring educator isn't just our first 2018 CBE of the Month - she's also our 1000th CBE overall!  Th...

Digital Citizenship Creative Coding Lesson Plan

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Students show what they know by coding a project....

Syntax Lesson Plan — CodeCombat: Ogre Encounter

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-8, features the game CodeCombat: Ogre Encounter, in which players use computational thinking and computer programming to solve puzzles  framed as mazes. The...
On the Road

Thumbs Up for BrainPOP’s Proposed SXSWedu 2017 Panels

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The SXSWedu Panel Picker is officially open through September 2! Shape the conference line-up and help get BrainPOP onto the 2017 schedule by casting your vote for the sessions we’re involved with: A...
Code Fred Science Game

De-Coding the Code Fred Science Game from the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago

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Originally Recorded May 2014 De-code the coding process! Go behind the scenes with game designers from the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, makers of the GameUp Code Fred science game, for a...

Teach Coding with Robot Turtles!

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BrainPOP is known for digital animations and games, but we invited guest blogger Charlotte Fixler to share about a fantastic non-digital board game that teaches principles of coding entitled Robot Tur...

Wednesday, December 11, 3:30 pm ET: Tynkerin Around with Code, CSEd Week

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Wednesday, December 11 at 3:30 pm ET Tynkerin Around: Student Programming and Computer Science Education Week BrainPOP and Tynker are joining forces to celebrate Computer Science Education Week an...

Computer Programming Basics Lesson Plan: Tynker Games

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In this computer programming basics lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including online coding games) to learn about programming....

Getting Ready for an Hour of Code – Webinar Wednesday, December 4 at 3:30 pm ET

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Wednesday, December 4 at 3:30 pm ET Getting Ready for the Hour of Code Learn how to work an “Hour of Code” into your day during Computer Science Education Week, December 9-15. CSEdWeek aims to sho...