Reading Comprehension Lesson Plan: Using Context Clues

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn about context clues and practice using context clues as a reading comprehension strategy....
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Weaving Literacy and Assessment into Game-Based Learning

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BrainPOP's Allisyn Levy shares her experience integrating assessment into game-based learning. For a long time, I was on a hunt for an amazing English Language Arts game that tied into curriculum a...
content and technology integration

Guest Blogger Joli Barker: BrainPOP as a Staple of Effective Content and Technology Integration

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Joli Barker, 2nd Grade Educator at Earl H. Slaughter Elementary McKinney ISD, McKinney, Texas Check out this discussion of BrainPOP, content and technology integration! M...

Closed Captioning comes to BrainPOP Español

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Today, we are proud to announce that one of our favorite BrainPOP features, closed captioning,  has arrived in BrainPOP Español!  With closed captioning available in every movie, understanding and fol...

Using “Text Adventure” Games (Interactive Fiction) to Improve Literacy

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Interactive Fiction (IF), also known as "text adventures", is a type of game where the player interacts with the game world primarily via text. Written descriptions of a location are displayed, and th...