Do you remember that moment when you realized your teacher was more than just an educator—that they also have an identity outside of the classroom? Embracing teachers’ multidimensional identities can positively impact schools, students, and the educators themselves.Continue Reading
Navigating Traumatic Moments: Tips and Resources from a School Psychologist
When faced with trauma or tragedy, it’s important to be proactive about supporting each other and the children in our care. We connected with a district school psychologist and mental health advisor to BrainPOP for guidance and recommended resources to help navigate difficult conversations.Continue Reading
In the POP Seat: A Common Sense Approach to Media with Kelly Mendoza, Ph.D.
When it comes to developing a healthy relationship with media and technology, Kelly Mendoza, VP of education programs at nonprofit Common Sense Education, believes in starting young. “In the POP Seat” is an education thought leadership series brought to you by BrainPOP.Continue Reading
What Can Kids Learn from the Mindset of Paralympic Champions?
Resilience, perseverance, endurance—barrier-breaking athletes have a lot to teach our kids.Continue Reading
Educator Perspectives: Empowering Teachers to Support Learner Diversity
How can we support educators to leverage students’ strengths, engage their interests, and meet varying learning needs? Two educators share their experience and insights.Continue Reading
Outside the Gift Box: Experiences to Share on Holidays, Birthdays, and Beyond!
Shared experiences can add layers of love and learning to family traditions. Here are a dozen ideas to help yours create lasting memories.Continue Reading
10 Acts of Kindness, Gratitude, and Giving Back to Share with Kids
Kids notice everything. Knowing that makes it all the more important for parents, caregivers, and teachers to model the behaviors we want children to develop, like being kind, showing appreciation, and contributing to the community.Continue Reading
Social and Emotional Learning: Five Life Skills for the Classroom and Beyond
Read how one educator creatively incorporates essential life skills into her instruction to meet students where they are—and promote educational and personal development.Continue Reading
Digital Citizenship: Fostering Safer, Kinder, More Responsible Behavior Online and Offline
Digital citizenship serves as a bridge between character education and technology instruction. Learn how two educators are implementing innovative and meaningful digital citizenship lessons in their respective schools.Continue Reading
Parent-Teacher Conferences as a Vehicle for Student Success
Reimagining the parent-teacher-student triangle can set the stage for an empowering and impactful long-term partnership.Continue Reading