Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lesson Plan: Sequencing Events

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In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-5, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement. Students will sequence the major events...

Zika Virus Lesson Plan: Create Fact Sheets

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students watch the BrainPOP movie Zika Virus and explore the other features in this topic to learn about the Zika virus: what it is, where it started, s...

Run a County Lesson Plan: Counties Work Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students play a game called Counties Work, in which they play the role of county official, helping fellow citizens while managing taxes and local emerge...

Cast Your Vote: Additional Features for My BrainPOP

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Have your students signed up for individual logins through My BrainPOP? If you have a school-wide subscription to BrainPOP, students will be able to use our SnapThought ® tool to play Cast Your Vote!...
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Serious Games into the K-16 Classroom with Victoria Van Voorhis

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In this video talk with Victoria Van Voorhis of Rochester discusses the challenges in taking serious games and interactive media from the margins to the mainstream across the K-16 spectrum. Her essent...
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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...
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Teaching Resources and Games Assessment Tools for TSN-2

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This video provides an overview of all teacher support materials and games assessment tools for using TSN-2 with students....
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Insects make their Debut on BrainPOP Jr.

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Scientists have found about a million species of insects! In this new science movie, Annie and Moby explore insects and their different traits. You'll find out about insects’ anatomy, behavior, life...
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Jelly Bean: A Fun Online Game for Number Sense

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Our fantastic partners at PlayPower Labs have released a wonderful math game to help students with counting, number sense, and math facts, and you can now find Jelly Bean live on BrainPOP's GameUp and...
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#Edtechbridge – Connecting Teachers and Entrepreneurs Through Twitter – Wednesdays at 6PM ET

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There is a lot of buzz about teachers and EdTech entrepreneurs working together to build great tools for students and schools, but it still can be a struggle to figure out how exactly to collaborate. ...