The Google Academy
Monday, February 3 ▪ 10-10:50 am ▪ Room 16A
BrainPOP + Google
Register Through TCEA's Web Site
Arturo Guajardo, BrainPOP District Relations Manager, shows you how our Chrome app and Google Apps for Education make BrainPOP even easier to use. You'll learn how to seamlessly access our movies from Google Apps and automatically save quiz results to a spreadsheet.
The iPad Academy
Tuesday, February 4 ▪ 1-1:50 pm ▪ Ballroom E/F/G
Mobile Learning With BrainPOP iOS Apps
Arturo Guajardo spotlights new ways to work BrainPOP apps into your teaching day, both at school and at home. He'll include updates on the newly optimized BrainPOP Featured Movie App as well as the BrainPOP Jr., BrainPOP Español, BrainPOP Francais, and BrainPOP UK apps.
Our new feature simplifies your ability to keep track of learning. Create custom quizzes (read on); assess and provide feedback on learning from activities and game play; set up and manage classes; and more.
Easily tailor assessments to meet your students' different levels and needs. Build your own BrainPOP quizzes leveraging our bank of questions or those submitted by the community (including yours). Keep track of results with My BrainPOP (see above).
Our learning games portal now offers K-3 titles too! An array of new games for BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. awaits you.
All the teaching resources you need, now live off every topic - including related lesson plans, standards alignment, graphic organizers, and community-created quizzes.
Come see what your students experience on their tablets and phones - be they iOS, Android, Chrome, or Windows 8.
An innovative, comprehensive program for English language learners and teachers, BrainPOP-style.
Special Guest Presenters
Welcome Intific, Inc.
Wednesday, February 5 ▪ 11 am and Thursday, February 6 ▪ 11 am
Can a game get kids excited about science? Can it teach 3rd graders concepts like impulse, momentum, and vector math? The team from Intific, Inc. attempts to answer questions like this through their puzzle game "Roboball," set in the depths of space. Come see it in action!
Top 10 Tech Tools for ELLs
Wednesday, February 5 ▪ 3:45-4:45 pm ▪ Room 14
Arturo Guajardo hosts this informative and entertaining tour of the 10 best technology tools for English language learners and their teachers. He'll cover everything from mobile and desktop devices and apps to web-based options and educational games, with an emphasis on tools that are free or are reasonably priced.
BrainPOP @ Microsoft
We'll be at the Microsoft booth - number 2311 - throughout the show. Come see the Featured Movie app for Windows 8 in action - and enter to win a Combo+BrainPOP ESL Classroom subscription.
BrainPOP (www.brainpop.com) creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports teachers, and bolsters achievement – in classrooms, at home, and on mobile devices. Our award-winning online resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and, for English language learners, BrainPOP ESL. We are also home to GameUp, an educational games portal for the classroom, and My BrainPOP, a tool that lets teachers create custom assessments and keep track of student learning. All resources are supported by our professional community, BrainPOP Educators. Mapped to the Common Core and aligned to academic standards, BrainPOP web sites and mobile apps support individual, team, and whole-class learning in traditional, blended, and “flipped” settings. Our global sites host more than 17 million visits per month, and our mobile learning apps - downloaded millions of times - continually rank among the highest in the major app stores' education categories.