Educators with individual accounts can assign specific features or build an assignment for students to complete.
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Assigning a Feature
To create an assignment, first log in to your My BrainPOP educator account. Then, click Assign below the feature you want to assign.
You can add instructions, select which class to assign to, add a due date, or schedule the assignment for later. You also have the option to assign the feature to the whole class or to specific students.
Creating an Assignment with Multiple Steps
You can use the Assignment Builder to create one assignment with multiple parts. You can even mix and match features from different topics in one assignment.
- Log in with your individual educator account. Navigate to a topic or feature you want to assign, and then click Assign. Then, click Assignment Builder.
- Select the features to include in the assignment. Click Add Topic to include features from other topics. When you are finished adding features, click Save to save a draft to finish later. Or, click Next to edit your assignment.
- You can edit your assignment by changing its title, adding optional instructions, and re-ordering the features. To change the order of features, click and hold the three lines icon next to the feature and move it to where you want it in the list. Click Save to save a draft to finish later or click Next to continue.
- Select the class that should receive the assignment. You can assign to one class, multiple classes, or specific students in a class. Due dates and start dates are optional. When you click Assign, students in the class or classes will receive the assignment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I assign one assignment to multiple classes?
Yes. When you create an assignment, you can click on New Class to add a class to the assignment. You can choose to assign it to the whole class or just to specific students.
Can I include features from BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. in a single assignment?
If your school has a subscription to BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., and/or BrainPOP ELL, you can add different topics and features across the sites into one assignment by using the Assignment Builder.
You can also add any GameUp title(s) to an assignment (for BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr.).
Can I save an assignment as a draft and assign it later?
Assignment Builder allows you to save your assignment at any point by clicking Save at the bottom of the screen. The draft will appear with your other assignments.
Can I assign features that don’t include submittable work, such as a movie, Related Reading, or game without SnapThought?
Yes. When a student watches a movie, reads a Related Reading, or plays a game without SnapThought, the task will display as “Done.”
Can I write a prompt for a feature?
Assignment Builder provides a field for instructions.
Can I assign features in BrainPOP ELL?
You can! You can assign movies and features on BrainPOP ELL to your students. Placement Tests can also be assigned, but not via the Assignment Builder. If you wish to assign a Placement Test, log in with your individual educator account, navigate to the Placement Test, and click Assign.
Please note that "Practice" and "Flash Words" are not assignable.