Leading K-8 Educational Company Introduces Middle School Science Solution

BrainPOP Science helps teachers inspire the next generation of scientific thinkers
while navigating fundamental shifts in teaching and learning science, technology,
and engineering.

NEW YORK – May 12, 2021 – BrainPOP, the online educational solution that makes rigorous
learning experiences accessible and engaging for all students, today announced BrainPOP
– a new solution designed to help 6-8th grade science teachers navigate recent shifts in
science, engineering, and technology standards, assessments, and learning environments.
Through scaffolded investigations, embedded assessments, and actionable diagnostics,
BrainPOP Science facilitates “three-dimensional” learning and builds student mastery in science.

Recent research from Gallup and the RAND Corporation shows that BrainPOP is already one of
the most widely used digital learning tools that elementary and middle school educators turn to
for teaching students science. In the last year alone, more than 3.1 million students have
completed at least one science activity on BrainPOP’s platform.…Read More

Activities to keep kids engaged and learning during the summer

BrainPOP, the online educational solution that makes rigorous learning experiences accessible and engaging for all students, today announced a new product offering designed specifically with the needs of families in mind. The new BrainPOP Family allows kids to learn independently across multiple subject areas with a fun, personalized experience that is tailored to their interests and grade level from K-8.

“With the shift to remote learning, BrainPOP has been an invaluable resource for our family. My six-year-old son is really interested in biographies and, with BrainPOP, he is able to safely and independently explore different topics that are of interest to him,” said Lori Noto, a parent of two in Seattle. “The new BrainPOP Family features that allow parents to have insight into what content kids are accessing and how they are working toward goals is a game-changer for summer learning.”

BrainPOP Family was developed in response to feedback from hundreds of parents as they recently made a dramatic transition to remote learning. During the COVID-19 pandemic, more than one million families and teachers turned to BrainPOP content to support continuous learning. As families look to a summer without traditional camps and other enriching opportunities, parents overwhelmingly asked for a self-directed product that allows kids to safely explore their interests.…Read More

Free BrainPOP Access During School Closures

Distance learning is of immediate importance to schools around the world closed temporarily due to the coronavirus outbreak. Recognizing the enormous impact of this situation, BrainPOP is offering free, unlimited use of BrainPOP to any school, anywhere, that is closed due to the coronavirus during the period of their closure.

BrainPOP offers hundreds of topics across all subject areas, and multiple entry points to learning. They empower students with the freedom to follow their passions or simply meander, discovering new and interesting information and experiences along the way. BrainPOP designed flexible resources that you can adapt and customize to meet students’ varying interests and needs. As an example, you can create and assign a partially completed concept map to students who need extra support or scaffolding.

Visit the BrainPOP website for more information.…Read More

App of the week: BrainPOP Featured Movie

brainpopName: BrainPOP Featured Movie

What is it? Watch a different animated movie every day, then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz–free! Recommended by Macworld, Family Circle, USA Today, iPhone Life, and Common Sense Media.

Best for: Younger students.…Read More