Teaching Tips

Back-to-School Ideas for Make-a-Map and Make-a-Movie

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The first few weeks of school are full of excitement - getting to know students, setting goals, building classroom culture, and establishing routines. It’s also an excellent time to explore the tools ...
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Formative Assessment with CBE of the Month Ricardo Vela

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We're excited to introduce you to April's Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month, Ricardo Vela! Ricardo teaches US History and is part of the White Plains Public School District in White Plains, NY....
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Digital Citizenship with CBE of the Month Aimee Bloom

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Please welcome March's Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month Aimee Bloom, who hails from West Seneca, NY!  Aimee's 10 years of teaching has prepared her to use some of BrainPOP newer concept mappin...
In the mind of a CBE

From the mind of a CBE: BrainPOP is so much more than a movie and a quiz …

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Part Two of January’s Certified BrainPOP Educator of the month series with Lauren Wade encourages educators to take advantage of all BrainPOP has to offer. “BrainPOP is so much more than a movie an...
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Formative Assessment with CBE of the Month Lauren Wade

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Please welcome our January Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month - Lauren Wade!  Lauren shares with us some of the deep ways she utilizes BrainPOP's tools like Make-A-Map and our partner games on G...
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Differentiation with CBE of the Month Mike Jones

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We're excited to introduce you to November's Certified BrainPOP Educator of the Month, Mike Jones!  Mike works at Illinois State University's K-8 Lab School teaching 7/8 science and working with teach...

1.6.2 Make-a-Map Ideas

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Ideas for the Story Movie: Create a map about the sequence of events in the movie. Have students retell what happened. Make a map about the things Ben and Moby did in each country. Ideas fo...

Using Make-a-Map Templates

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When students create concept maps, they explore, organize and link information seamlessly, deepening their understanding or knowledge of a topic while relating it to new concepts. All concept maps a...

3.6.1 Make–Map Ideas

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Make a map about the film Ben and Moby made. Make a map about your own school. Make a map about the word “Perspective.” Use Make-a-Map to create a sorting game about Relative Pronouns. St...

3.5.1 Make-a-Map Ideas

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Make a map that explains how the First Conditional is formed. Use snapshots from the movie, images, or text to illustrate conditions and results or cause and effect sentences. Make a map about ...