Ada Lovelace

Who was Ada Lovelace?

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October 7th is Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide event named for 19th-century mathematician Ada Lovelace. Using the power of blogging, the day celebrates women who've followed career paths into the STEM...
Video Game Challenge

BrainPOP and the 2012 STEM Video Game Challenge

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Last week, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the launch of the new Digital Promise Initiative. Part of the initiative is the 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge. BrainPOP is a prou...

Guest Blog: Adventures in Gaming

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I met Sherri Dodd via a webinar on Video Games in the Classroom, and was hoping she'd share all the cool things she's doing with her students as a guest blogger! Thanks, Sherri. My experience implem...

Lesson Plan – Video Games: Take the STEM Challenge!

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Wondering about integrating video games in your classroom? In anticipation of next week's free webinar, we've got a great new lesson plan to go along with our BrainPOP Video Game topic: Video Game...

Bonus Spotlight! STEM Skills

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The special STEM-themed Spotlight we mentioned in last month's newsletter - supporting the National STEM Video Game Challenge - is now live! It's also free through January 5, the contest's deadlin...

Guest Blog: BrainPOP, Middle Schoolers, + STEM

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My current state of Tennessee is adopting the STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics) approach to learning. A few years ago I was introduced to the idea that our students are "digit...

Harness the Power of STEM

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Middle school teachers, help your students cultivate and hone their STEM skills in a fun and creative way:  work with them on the development of their own video game! The National STEM Video Game C...

National STEM Video Game Challenge

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With President Obama's launch of the National STEM Video Game Challenge comes a BrainPOP announcement as well! We're proud to report that BrainPOP will serve as an official founding outreach part...

STEM to the Rescue: An ISTE Pre-Conference Workshop

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Join BrainPOP's Kari Stubbs, PhD and Adina Popa (Steuart Weller Elementary School, VA) at their June 27th ISTE pre-conference workshop and discover how the development of a public service announce...

Denver on Our Minds

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ISTE-goers, you're cordially invited to two dynamic pre-conference sessions. Both require registration by May 1, so get the details and sign up today! We’ll give each attendee a 12-month Classro...