Release Notes

      We frequently update BrainPOP websites and apps with new features and enhancements. You can find a monthly summary of our latest releases here.

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      August 2018
      July 2018
      June 2018
      May 2018
      March 2018
      February 2018
      January 2018
      December 2017
      October 2017
      September 2017

      August 2018

      New to My BrainPOP:

      • Clever Integration: now offering Single Sign-On, easy rostering and automatic updates for BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr. and BrainPOP ELL. 
      • Admin Dashboard improvements: refreshed school and district level dashboards provide enhanced usage data reporting features. District administrators can now upload districtwide CSV files of educator and student accounts. 

      July 2018

      New to Creative Coding:


      New to  My BrainPOP:

      • BrainPOP 101: A new interactive course that introduces BrainPOP features and tools to educators with individual My BrainPOP accounts.

      June 2018

      New to My BrainPOP:

      • Student Assignment navigability improvements: Students can now see all of the parts of an Assignment on one landing page. 
      • Educator Assignment improvements: Educators can Copy Assignments and share in Google Classroom or Learning Management Systems.

      May 2018

      • We updated our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy in order to comply with the upcoming new EU data protection law, and to support the roll-out of an in-product messaging tool. The changes will go into effect on June 1, 2018.

        New to  My BrainPOP:
      • Admin Dashboard: now accessible on tablets, with a fresh look. Major improvements to CSV upload, including the ability to update existing accounts via CSV, and new individual teacher and student usage data.
      • Movie Player: the Flash player on BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., BrainPOP Español and BrainPOP Français has been retired. Some users on older operating systems will be affected, and will see an alert message on our sites. Check our System Requirements for more information.

      New to BrainPOP Jr.:

      • Movie Player enhancements: You can now change the speed and resolution of movies, as well as stop and place the movies using your keyboard space bar. 

      February 2018

      • Help Center: Subscribers can find answers to common questions and product documentation for BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., and BrainPOP ELL in the new knowledge base.
      • Students and teachers can now search and add backgrounds to Make-a-Movie scenes using the new backgrounds panel.
      • Students and teachers can use the entire screen to draw and record sound in Make-a-Movie with new full-screen sound booth and drawing tools.

      New to BrainPOP ELL:

      • Students can email ELL Quiz results to teachers.

      January 2018

      New to BrainPOP ELL:

      • BrainPOP ELL is available on mobile devices: users can navigate directly to the site from any device.
      • My BrainPOP compatibility: students can submit every feature to teachers.
      • Word Play: an interactive vocabulary enrichment activity that helps students make connections between related words
      • Grammar Summary: feature for students who wish to explore grammar concepts more deeply
      • Content Index: helps teachers plan ELL lessons by providing scope, sequence and other useful information for each lesson, including grammar topics, reading and writing skills, and language functions.
      • Movie Player enhancements: You can now change the speed and resolution of movies, as well as stop and place the movies using your keyboard space bar. 
      • Accessible transcripts for BrainPOP ELL movies.

      New to BrainPOP Educators:

      New to My BrainPOP:

      • Canvas LTI tool enhancements: teachers can use a button in the Rich Text Editor to embed LTI topic links into Canvas assignments. A Course navigation link for quick single sign-on to the BrainPOP site has also been added.
      • Better assignment navigation: Students who complete an assigned feature can return to Assignments View using the ‘Back To Assignment’ button.

      December 2017

      New to BrainPOP:

      • Movie Player enhancements: You can now change the speed and resolution of movies, as well as stop and place the movies using your keyboard space bar. 

      October 2017

      New to My BrainPOP

      September 2017

      New to BrainPOP

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