Instructional Technology

BrainPOP Educators

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BrainPOP Extended Features

Attention BrainPOP users. You now have access to the BrainPOP Educators and My BrainPOP extra features using your campus login information. You may still continue to use the district username and password but for the extended features, you will need to use your campus login.


My BrainPOP lets students and teachers keep track of learning. Teachers invite their students to join "classes they've set up on My BrainPOP. From there, they can create custom quizzes with the Mixerâ„¢, correct quizzes, comment on articles and more. Students can see a history of the movies they've watch and activities they've tackled. Additionally, a selection of GameUp titles offers a "snapshot" tool so players can capture and reflect on key points.


Principals have been emailed the special code and will forward it to you. With our district 24/7 access, please encourage your students to also utilize this program at home.


Check out the quick screencast video below on how you can benefit from these extra features.

3 Cool Sites To Check Out

The Elementary Technology Conference or ETC Conference was held in Michigan on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. In its 7th year, the targeted audience was K-6 but some material is appropriate for older grade levels. To view files presented at the conference, check out the ETC wikispace or check out the twitter hashtag #iu13etc14.
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10 Most Popular Teaching Tools Used This Year

How many of these have you heard of or use in your classroom?

  1. Google Apps for Education
  2. Twitter
  3. YouTube
  4. Edmodo
  5. Remind
  6. WordPress (and other Blogging Software)
  7. Evernote
  8. EdPuzzle
  9. Easel.ly
  10. Dropbox


Want to learn more about one or more of the above tools. Click here to read the article and be directed to their respective websites.

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Reminders!

  • Apply for grants frequently through Donors Choose.
  • You can find already prepared lesson activities on Smartboard Exchange. Please, Please allow your kids to actually use the smartboard. Physically touch it. Use it. We learn by doing!
  • Grab free apps on Friday's from Smart Apps for Kids. Need android apps instead of iOS apps. No problem. Smart Apps for Android.
  • Send in photos of things going on in the classroom. Submit to your principal or directly to me. We'll post them to social media. Who doesn't love to see photos!?!
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