BrainPOP Introduces BrainPOP Educators, Free Resource Offering Tips, Tools, and Best Practices for the Teaching Community

New York, September 17 – BrainPOP, the award-winning creator of animated, curriculum-based online content, announces the launch of BrainPOP Educators, a new, free resource for the teaching community. BrainPOP Educators (www.brainpop.com/educators) offers tips, tools, and best practices for getting started with, incorporating, and maximizing BrainPOP products, and welcomes user-generated content. Access is entirely free with registration.

Highlights of BrainPOP Educators:

Lesson Plans
Downloadable, proven lesson plans for multiple grade levels.

Video Tutorials
Virtual classroom visits highlight the ways BrainPOP is used in different settings and with a variety of technology set-ups.

Curricular Tie-Ins
Enables educators to search BrainPOP resources for content that enriches lessons about holidays, special occasions, current events, or any other academic theme.

Graphic Organizers
BrainPOP-powered graphic organizers help students grasp and express complex concepts.

Professional Development
Tools to help educators train colleagues how to use BrainPOP.

Connections
BrainPOP Educators blog provides a forum in which teachers can communicate with one another, share ideas, and stay up-to-date on BrainPOP news.

Contact:
Traci Kampel
Director of Communications, BrainPOP
212.689.9923, x319
tracik@brainpop.com


About BrainPOP
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.